Denver Nuggets Go Through The Motions and Fall to the Lowly Clippers 106-99

November 21st, 2009 by Courtzide Seatz Leave a reply »

The Nuggets once again showed why they are an oddsmaker's worst nightmare. 

Going into tonight's contest against the Clippers, they were 8.5 point favorites, and through the first 12 minutes it appeared as though this game had predictable blowout written all over it.

Carmelo Anthony was unstoppable in the first, as he made his first six shots from the floor on his way to a 17 point quarter. His first miss came with 8.9 seconds left in the quarter on a Chris Kaman blocked shot, which led to a Rasual Butler three point shot on the other end of the court as time expired.

This cut Denver's lead to five points, and seemed to turn the momentum in favor of the Clippers for good.

After an inspired start by the Nuggets, the impressive energy they displayed early quickly drained from the team with disturbing ease.

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