The Denver Nuggets (27-36) lost their second game in as many nights, falling to the Charlotte Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena Monday night, 105-98. Ty Lawson put together a solid game, collecting 24 points on 9-of-19 shooting to go along with 3 rebounds, 6 assists, and 1 steal. Small forward Wilson Chandler had a game to forget, collecting 9 points on 3-of-13 shooting in 31 minutes of action.
Al Jefferson scored a game-high 26 points for the Charlotte Bobcats on 12-of-23 shooting, collecting 13 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals in the winning effort. His teammate Kemba Walker who didn’t play in the last meeting back on Jan. 29th, would record 24 points on 6-of-15 shooting, knocking down all twelve of his free-throw attempts. Kemba would also collect 6 rebounds, 7 assists, and 1 block.
The Nuggets struggled mightily from the three-point line, hitting just 5-of-24 from behind-the-arc, 20.8% percent. Wilson Chandler would shoot 2-of-10 from distance, while Randy Foye went 0-for-3. Aaron Brooks provided some scoring off the bench tonight, scoring 16 points on 5-of-11 shooting, cashing in all five of his free-throw attempts. Bobcats guard Gary Neal was a real difference maker in the game, scoring 19 points on 7-of-9 shooting off of the bench, collecting 4 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1 steal.
The Denver Nuggets (27-36) return to action Wednesday night as they continue their road-trip, taking on the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 PM ET, 5:00 PM MT.
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