The Nuggets pulled out one of their best wins Friday night against the first place OKC Thunder.
Mar 1, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler (21) drives to the basket past Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first half against the at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
Wilson Chandler played one of the best games of his night, scoring a career high 35 points. Denver’s bench combined for 71 of the 105 points, as Chandler obviously lead that. Andre Miller and Corey Brewer each contributed 14 and JaVale McGee slapped together 8.
Despite playing a relatively quiet game, Ty Lawson made the play of the night. The score was tied with less than five seconds left, which is when Lawson fired up a 23-foot shot over top of Thabo Sefolosha. The shot was nothing but net, and gave the Nuggets a 2-point lead with .2 seconds left.
Mar 1, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson (3) drives to the basket during the first half against the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
On the Thunder side of the ball, their two stars, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant, each played decent games. Westbrook finished with a season high 38 and Durant picked up a double-double with 25 points and 14 assists.
It was an overall great game to watch and an awesome win for the Nuggets. They host the Atlanta Hawks, Monday night.