The Denver Nuggets won a road game. Let me repeat: the Nuggets won just their sixth game of the season on the road in Washington 120-109. It was a bit of a snoozer and the Nuggets needed one of those games on the road, especially for the first game of a back-to-back.
First things first, anyone notice J.R. Smith not playing tonight?
Ben Hochman had this to say via Twitter when I asked him about "Swish" ...
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The Nuggets combined for 23 assists tonight on 41 made field goals ... it was just the 9th time in 19 road games where they have put up 20+ assists. Denver is now 5-4 on the road when they have 20+ assists.
Al Harrington went 6-8 from downtown tonight (7-12 shooting on the night) and led the bench with 21 points. The Nuggets had 6 players score 15+ points tonight. Check it out.
There wasn't a ton of defense tonight ... Denver shot 50.6% on the night and Washington was even better shooting 51.2% on the night.
The Nuggets outscored the Wizards 36-6 from downtown tonight. Denver shot 12-23 from deep and the Wiz were just 2-13 from deep.
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