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115 - 130 Final
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Denver beats Oklahoma City, 130-115

Oct 20, 2010 - 3:43 AM DENVER (AP) -- Arron Affalo scored 22 points and Carmelo Anthony added 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 130-115 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.

JR Smith also had 21 points, hitting five 3-pointers for Denver (4-2). Reserve Ty Lawson chipped in 18 points, while Chauncey Billups had 15 points and eight assists.

Jeff Green led Oklahoma City with (3-3) with 29 points. James Harden and Byron Mullens had 14 points each.

Harden was 12-for-14 from the free throw line. DJ White added 12 points.

The Nuggets took a 96-82 lead into the fourth quarter. Elijah Millsap's two free throws got Oklahoma City as close as 114-105 with 5:42 left, but not closer.

Reserve Renaldo Balkman put the game away with a pair of dunks that made it 123-107.

Notes: Thunder coach Scott Brooks said before the game that he was giving Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook the night off. ... G James Harden was stunned, but unhurt after a first quarter collision with Nene of the Nuggets. ... Reserve center Chris Anderson (right patella tendon knee surgery) would return some time in November. He didn't predict when starting forward Kenyon Martin (left patella tendon knee surgery). Carmelo Anthony was back in the lineup after being a healthy scratch the two previous games.






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    Thunder 115, Nuggets 130  FinalNov 1 5:50 PM


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    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
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    OKLAHOMA CITY 35 30 17 33 115
    DENVER 35 33 28 34 130 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: OKC - JEFF GREEN 29, JAMES HARDEN 14, BYRON
    MULLENS 14
    DEN - ARRON AFFLALO 22, CARMELO ANTHONY 21,
    J.R. SMITH 21

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    Thunder 103, Nuggets 113  4th - 5:53Oct 19 11:15 PM


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    OKLAHOMA CITY 82
    DENVER 96 END, 3RD QTR

    Oct 19 11:00 PM


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    OKLAHOMA CITY 65
    DENVER 68 HALFTIME

    Oct 19 10:17 PM


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    OKLAHOMA CITY 35
    DENVER 35 END, 1ST QTR

    Oct 19 9:42 PM
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