Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari has a career high of 40 points with 8:37 left in the game.
End of the 3rd quarter: Nuggets 102, Magic 72. Payton: 4 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists. Gallinari: 32 pts, 7 rebs, 4 assts.
Jammer Nelson's two errant lob passes are approximately all the Nuggets have done wrong against Magic.
End of the 1st: Nuggets 28, Magic 25. Nelson: 8 pts. Nicholson: 7 pts, 2 rebs, 1 assist. Payton: 2 pts, 2 rebs, 2 assts
Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson said he hasn't thought about his player option yet, and won't until season is over. Says he likes it in Denver.
The Denver Nuggets have been eliminated from playoff contention.
Heat wins 108-91, with Wade scoring 22. And in Beasley's 34 minutes, Heat outscored Nuggets by 32. 9 pts, 8 rbs, 7 asts. for Beasley.
Heat have now won seven of their last eight home games and improve to 17-18 at the AA Arena with the 108-91 victory over the Nuggets.
FINAL: Heat 108, Nuggets 91. Dwyane Wade 22 points. Hassan Whiteside 14-10. Michael Beasley ... nine points, eight rebounds, seven assists.
Heat beat Nuggets, 108-91. Wade 22. Whiteside 14 & 10. Dragic 18/8/5. Beasley 9/8/7. Faried leads Denver w/ 20.
Dragic & Whiteside each have 8 rebounds to lead the Heat. Birdman & Beasley both with 7. The Nuggets do not have a player with more then 7.
Chalmers tried to pull the chair on Faried and instead was called for the foul. Heat 97, Nuggets 81 3:52 4Q.
Heat 87, Nuggets 78 entering the fourth quarter. Heat shooting 55.6 percent.
Strong finish to quarter from Lawson. Nuggets trail Heat, 87-78 entering 4th. Wade w/ 18. Dragic w/ 14/5/5. Beasley w/ 9/6/6. Foye w/ 14.
Heat 87, Nuggets 78 going into fourth. Wade with 18, Dragic with 14.
Faried's knee was bothering him during the timeout and he limped back to the bench in discomfort. Nuggets training staff helping him out now
Kenneth Faried on the bench for the Denver Nuggets after an awkward collision with Michael Beasley under the Nuggets' basket.
Back-to-back three-pointers for Nuggets guard Foye. He has 11 points.
Beasley just heaved a half-court shot in the middle of the Nuggets' halftime warmups. Love that guy.
This is early 80s Nuggets pace.
Heat lead Nuggets, 59-46, at half, after 37-point quarter. Wade w/ 14, but Beasley (9 & 5) has been X-factor. Faried 14, Nurkic 12.
Heat 59, Nuggets 46 at the half. Wade with 14 points. Beasley with nine. Heat shot 77 percent in the second quarter.
Down 10 earlier, Heat go into half up 59-44 on Nuggets. Wade with 14 points for Heat. Faried with 14 for Denver.
Heat are shooting 12/16 (75%) in the second quarter. That's one reason why they've taken a double-digit lead vs Nuggets.
Beasley steal; Wade transition dunk. Heat 51, Nuggets 38 3:10 2Q.
I've spent enough time around offensive linemen to know that Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic isn't 280 pounds. More like 315-320.
Wade yelling after making that 15-foot bank shot. Nuggets (especially Nurkic) have been getting in his face some.