Denver 121, New Orleans 63

April 27, 2009

Opening Round - Denver wins 4-1

Smoothie King Center (New Orleans, Louisiana)

Attendance: 17,236

Officials: Mike Callahan, David Jones, Scott Foster

Team Rebounds: Denver (2) New Orleans (5)

Technicals: Denver (0) New Orleans (1 (Bench))

  1 2 3 4 Final
DEN (54-28) 36 25 27 33 121
NOP (49-33) 15 24 11 13 63

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
DEN 87 138.7 72.2
NOP 87 72.2 138.7

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
DEN .632 0.126 0.244 0.329
NOP .333 0.298 0.219 0.500

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
15 Carmelo Anthony Starter SF 35:50 9-17 2-3 6-7 23.1 2.0 4 6 7 3 2 2 2 26
1 Chauncey Billups Starter PG 30:01 5-11 2-4 5-5 15.6 0.0 3 3 8 3 1 0 1 17
31 Maybyner Nene Starter C 15:57 5-5 0-0 3-4 9.2 0.0 2 2 1 4 2 1 2 13
30 Dahntay Jones Starter SG 26:13 5-9 1-2 1-2 7.2 2.0 3 5 0 3 1 0 1 12
4 Kenyon Martin Starter PF 32:53 3-8 0-1 0-0 6.0 1.0 4 5 3 2 1 0 1 6
11 Chris Andersen Bench C 22:48 3-3 0-0 5-6 14.0 2.0 6 8 0 2 0 2 0 11
32 Renaldo Balkman Bench SF 10:44 2-2 0-0 0-0 7.5 1.0 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 4
5 Anthony Carter Bench PG 13:26 0-1 0-0 0-0 1.2 0.0 0 0 2 4 2 0 0 0
6 Jason Hart Bench PG 07:08 1-1 0-0 0-0 6.8 0.0 2 2 2 2 2 1 0 2
43 Linas Kleiza Bench PF 15:26 4-7 3-6 3-4 10.0 0.0 3 3 1 1 1 0 1 14
27 Johan Petro Bench C 08:08 1-4 0-0 2-2 1.5 2.0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 4
5 J.R. Smith Bench SG 21:26 5-8 2-4 0-0 8.2 0.0 1 1 4 3 1 0 2 12
  Team                   2            
        240 43-76 10-20 25-30 120.5 10 31 43 29 29 15 6 11 121
          56.6% 50.0% 83.3%                    

New Orleans Pelicans

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
45 Rasual Butler Starter SG 25:08 2-6 1-3 4-4 5.5 0.0 4 4 0 1 0 1 1 9
6 Tyson Chandler Starter C 12:46 0-2 0-0 0-0 0.2 1.0 1 2 2 4 0 0 0 0
3 Chris Paul Starter PG 36:00 2-7 0-1 0-0 2.2 0.0 2 2 6 0 2 0 6 4
16 Peja Stojakovic Starter SF 30:01 2-9 0-5 6-6 2.8 2.0 3 5 0 3 1 0 2 10
30 David West Starter PF 30:25 4-10 0-0 6-6 1.0 0.0 3 3 0 3 0 0 4 14
12 Hilton Armstrong Bench C 12:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 -2.2 0.0 1 1 0 3 2 0 4 2
23 Devin Brown Bench SG 12:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 -0.2 0.0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 2
50 Antonio Daniels Bench PG 17:35 0-2 0-0 5-6 2.2 0.0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 5
4 Sean Marks Bench C 17:13 0-3 0-0 0-0 0.0 2.0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
9 Morris Peterson Bench SG 12:00 0-1 0-1 1-2 -1.5 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
41 James Posey Bench SF 22:52 4-8 1-3 3-4 7.2 2.0 5 7 0 4 3 0 4 12
32 Julian Wright Bench SF 12:00 1-1 0-0 2-4 2.5 0.0 3 3 0 1 0 0 1 4
  Team                   5         0  
        240 17-54 2-15 27-32 69.8 7 25 37 10 23 10 1 26 63
          31.5% 13.3% 84.4%                    

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chauncey Billups
17.7p, 3r, 6.4a
Dahntay Jones
5.4p, 2.1r, 1a
Carmelo Anthony
22.8p, 6.8r, 3.4a
Kenyon Martin
11.7p, 6r, 2a
Maybyner Nene
14.6p, 7.8r, 1.4a
Rotation Anthony Carter
5.3p, 2.6r, 4.7a
J.R. Smith
15.2p, 3.7r, 2.8a
Renaldo Balkman
5p, 3.8r, 0.6a
Linas Kleiza
9.9p, 4r, 0.8a
Chris Andersen
6.4p, 6.2r, 0.4a
Lim PT Jason Hart
2p, 1.2r, 1.2a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Johan Petro
3.3p, 3.2r, 0.3a

New Orleans Pelicans Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Paul
22.8p, 5.5r, 11a
Rasual Butler
11.2p, 3.3r, 0.9a
Peja Stojakovic
13.3p, 4.3r, 1.2a
David West
21p, 8.5r, 2.3a
Tyson Chandler
8.8p, 8.7r, 0.5a
Rotation Antonio Daniels
4.1p, 1r, 2.4a
Devin Brown
5.2p, 1.9r, 0.9a
James Posey
8.9p, 4.8r, 1.1a
 
 
Sean Marks
3.2p, 3.1r, 0.2a
Rotation  
 
Morris Peterson
4.4p, 2r, 0.4a
Julian Wright
4.4p, 2.8r, 0.8a
 
 
Hilton Armstrong
4.8p, 2.8r, 0.4a

Denver Nuggets Leaders

New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

MPG Chris Paul 38.7
FG% Rasual Butler .538
3P% Rasual Butler .667
FT% Devin Brown 1.000
ORPG Sean Marks 2.0
DRPG James Posey 6.2
RPG David West 7.0
SPG Hilton Armstrong 1.3
APG Chris Paul 10.5
BPG Rasual Butler 0.8
PPG Chris Paul 17.8

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