McHale said the Rockets should have fouled the Nuggets before they got it to halfcourt on the final play in regulation (Afflalo 3P to tie).
FINAL: Rockets 115, Nuggets 111 (OT). Rockets now 19-5 and the James Harden MVP Tour (41 points, 10 assists) continues.
Nuggets need a break - still in this if Rox don't hit 2 FT
Wow. Nuggets couldn't have asked for a better look there. Gallinari wide open in the corner.
So Ty is going log over 40 minutes tonight trying to help the Nuggets get a W
Nuggets swarming to Harden in the lane. He's finding shooters, but can that make enough 3s? Nuggets up 3 heading to fourth.
Rockets apparently left their defense in the locker room, found it at halftime. Nuggets 2 of 10 to start half. Tie game.
60-55 Nuggets at half. Strong close -- 17-6 run by the Rockets to end half. Harden has 23 to lead all scorers, Dwight has 13-6-3 blocks.
Nuggets are leading the Houston Paul Walls, 29-25, after one quarter. Den looking for a signature home win
Nuggets went on a 17-4 run before D-Mo hit a three. It all started when Dwight Howard came out. Defense went south.
The dozens of Nuggets fans here didn't like that call
Nuggets, Rockets shoot a ton of fts. (Rockets take 6th most but will move way up with Howard back.) Expect another midnight madness game.
Brian Shaw said the Nuggets "want some get back" for Motiejunas' career-high 25 on Saturday. Faried returns to starting lineup against him.
Nuggets a different team at home. Three-point shooting jumps from 30 % to 36.1 %, ppg from 99.9 to 105.8 compared to road games.
Officials for Rockets-Nuggets: Joe Crawford, Eric Lewis and James Williams.
Many Nuggets changes since Saturday in Houston. Gallinari, Robinson back: Faried back in starting lineup.