Mar 10, 2014; Charlotte, NC, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Aaron Brooks (0) looks to pass the ball while defended by Charlotte Bobcats forward center Bismack Biyombo (0) and forward Cody Zeller (40) during the first half of the game at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Al Jefferson, Kemba Walker Too Much For The Denver Nuggets, 105-98


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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