NBA Game Summary - Denver at Golden State
(Wednesday, March 7th)
Final Score: Golden State 110, Denver 93
Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Carmelo Anthony celebrated the birth of his son, but his teammates didn't have much to celebrate, as Baron Davis scored 22 points to lead Golden State past Denver, 110-93.
Anthony didn't suit up because of the personal occasion, yet Allen Iverson scored 35 points in the losing effort. He received little help with DerMarr Johnson the next closest contributor with 12 points.
Denver has lost two of three.
Al Harrington posted 20 points and nine rebounds, Stephen Jackson added 18 points and Andris Biedrins posted a double-double with 12 points and 15 rebounds. Jason Richardson collected 16 points in the Warriors' second consecutive victory.
The evenly played first half concluded with Golden State holding a 59-58 advantage.
That all changed in the third quarter when Denver made just 4-of-23 from the floor, falling behind by double digits by the period's end.
After Nene's turnaround to start the third gave the Nuggets the lead, Golden State reeled off eight straight points capped by back-to-back threes from Richardson and Harrington.
The lead reached 81-68 near the end of the third when Jackson buried another triple.
After an Iverson layup brought the visitors within 81-71 in the fourth, the Warriors pushed the advantage out behind seven consecutive points capped by Jackson's jumper with 9:33 to play.
Jackson drained a three just over one minute later to make the score 93-73, and Golden State cruised to victory from there.
The game featured five ties and seven lead changes...Golden State buried 16- of-34 from beyond the arc, while Denver made only 7-of-22...Marcus Camby had nine points and 14 rebounds in a losing effort.
03/08 01:30:01 ET