Magic host Nuggets
(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets will try to close out a perfect road
trip this evening when they visit the Orlando Magic at TD Waterhouse Centre.
Denver is 3-0 on its four-game road and posted a 112-105 win over the Miami
Heat on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. Carmelo Anthony scored 33
points and had six rebounds to lead the Nuggets .
Anthony shot 13-of-26 from the floor and Andre Miller added a season-high 29
points with 10 assists and eight rebounds for the Nuggets, who have won three
straight after starting the season 0-3.
The Nuggets are 3-1 on the road this season.
Orlando has won two in a row and four of its last five games, including
Monday’s 92-89 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Banknorth Garden.
Jameer Nelson scored 24 points, including five in the final minute, leading
the Orlando Magic to a 92-89 victory over the struggling Boston Celtics.
Grant Hill totaled 18 points and Dwight Howard had a huge night with 17 points
and 15 rebounds for the Magic, who won for just the second time in their last
11 trips to Beantown. Trevor Ariza had 10 points in the win.
The Magic and Nuggets split a pair of games last season, while Orlando has won
three of five and 15 of the previous 18 meetings.
Denver hasn’t played too well at Orlando, losing its last 13 trips there.