Pistons-Nuggets was ugly. Faried was good. Afflalo better than stat line. DEN D much more cohesive. Drummond committed some silly fouls.
Nuggets win 89-79. JSmooth w/ 25. Drummond w/ 11-9. DJ Augustin 15
Everyone's tweeting did the Nuggets make a big shot?
As soon as KCP leaves the game, Afflalo hits two straight triples. 62-59 Nuggets
Nuggets recover to take 42-40 lead at the half. Smith 6-12 for 15. Augustin plays more mins than Jennings, scores 8. Faried 11 and 8
Very Physical game 2nite 29-28 nuggets
23-21 nuggets josh smith w/ 15 pts
Nuggets PA booms out: "The King of Park Hill" as Chauncey Billups and his wife, Pipe walk in. Biggest cheer of the night
KCP, Jennings, Singler, Smith and Drummond starting for the Pistons. Faried, Mozgov, Afflalo, Lawson and Gallinari going for the Nuggets
Another congrats: Ex-Utah Jazz ballboy and U. of Utah grad Daniel Shimensky. His first game as head trainer of the Denver Nuggets.