Pacers Throttle Nuggets: I Don’t Believe What I Just Saw

November 9th, 2010 by Chad Smith Leave a reply »
Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets came to Conseco Fieldhouse for a game against the Indiana Pacers. Apparently someone forgot to tell the Nuggets.

The winning team put up 144 points, while shooting nearly 65 percent from the floor and over 53 percent from beyond the arc. They won by 31 points and had 37 assists in the win. The surprising part? It was the Pacers, not the Nuggets.

In one of the most impressive Pacers wins in many years, Darren Collison and Mike Dunleavy led the way in the team's offensive explosion. Dunleavy led all scorers with 31 points, while Collison added 29 points and six assists.

Darren was 4-of-5 from beyond the arc and 12-of-14 overall from the floor. Dunleavy nailed six three-pointers in the game.

Danny Granger got out of his shooting slump in dramatic fashion, as he shot 8-for-10 from the floor on the night, finishing with 19 points and five assists. Roy Hibbert put in 17 points for the Blue & Gold.

Tyler Hansbrough came off the bench with 20 points and nine rebounds. Brandon Rush had a very solid game in his season debut, finishing with 16 points and seven rebounds in 30 minutes off the ...

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