Nuggets stop off in Indiana
(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets resume a season-long seven-game road
trip tonight when they visit the Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Denver is 3-1 so far on the trip and just beat New York 108-96 Monday night at
Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony recorded a game-high 35 points in the
third quarter for the Nuggets, who won for the fifth time in six games.
Andre Miller added 16 points and eight assists and Marcus Camby had 10 points,
18 boards and five blocks in the win — Denver’s first in four tries at MSG.
Denver, seeded third in the Western Conference, is 3-2 in its last five road
games and 15-17 away from the Pepsi Center this season. Its road trip
continues with games against Memphis and New Orleans/Oklahoma City.
The Pacers, meanwhile, are 1-0 on their current four-game homestand.
On Monday versus the Orlando Magic, Anthony Johnson and Danny Granger both
scored 21 points in a 97-83 victory at Conseco Fieldhouse.
David Harrison and Peja Stojakovic both scored 14 points for the Pacers, who
have won two of their last three games. Jamaal Tinsley added 12 points and
Granger ended with 12 rebounds.
Indiana, which is No. 5 in the Eastern Conference playoff race, is 7-3 in its
last 10 home games and 19-10 at Conseco Fieldhouse. The Pacers own a slim one-
half game lead over No. 6 Washington.
Denver leads the season series 1-0 after posting a 106-86 win on January 4 at
the Pepsi Center. Anthony and Earl Boykins each tallied 23 points in the win.
The Nuggets have won three in a row in this series.