New Orleans 86, Denver 107

April 29, 2009

Opening Round - Denver wins 4-1

Pepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 19,744

Officials: Bill Kennedy, Steve Javie, Ken Mauer

Team Rebounds: New Orleans (7) Denver (10)

Technicals: New Orleans (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NOP (49-33) 27 22 17 20 86
DEN (54-28) 24 25 31 27 107

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NOP 89 96.7 120.3
DEN 89 120.3 96.7

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NOP .401 0.146 0.286 0.329
DEN .583 0.146 0.154 0.319

New Orleans Pelicans

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
12 Hilton Armstrong Starter C 18:28 2-3 0-0 3-6 5.8 3.0 3 6 1 6 0 1 1 7
45 Rasual Butler Starter SG 31:07 3-11 0-4 1-1 -1.6 2.0 0 2 1 2 0 1 3 7
3 Chris Paul Starter PG 46:23 5-16 1-3 1-3 11.9 0.0 6 6 10 3 3 0 3 12
16 Peja Stojakovic Starter SF 41:28 5-12 1-6 1-1 6.4 1.0 3 4 1 3 1 1 1 12
30 David West Starter PF 34:31 8-16 0-0 8-8 15.8 0.0 9 9 2 4 2 0 2 24
40 Ryan Bowen Bench PF 01:38 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
50 Antonio Daniels Bench PG 09:06 0-1 0-1 2-2 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
4 Sean Marks Bench C 22:11 1-2 0-0 2-2 5.0 2.0 3 5 0 2 2 0 2 4
41 James Posey Bench SF 31:11 5-13 1-6 7-7 7.9 2.0 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 18
32 Julian Wright Bench SF 03:57 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Team                   7         2  
        240 29-76 3-20 25-30 69.0 10 25 42 16 23 8 3 15 86
          38.2% 15.0% 83.3%                    

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 46:23 13-25 1-3 7-7 21.1 0.0 6 6 3 2 4 0 2 34
1 Chauncey Billups Starter PG 38:34 3-9 3-6 4-4 16.5 0.0 5 5 11 2 1 0 3 13
31 Maybyner Nene Starter C 36:26 3-5 0-0 4-6 7.5 1.0 6 7 3 4 0 0 3 10
30 Dahntay Jones Starter SG 19:12 1-4 0-2 2-2 0.8 0.0 2 2 0 4 0 1 0 4
4 Kenyon Martin Starter PF 31:59 7-9 1-2 0-0 16.2 3.0 4 7 1 2 1 3 2 15
11 Chris Andersen Bench PF 24:53 3-5 0-0 3-4 9.8 1.0 6 7 0 3 0 2 0 9
32 Renaldo Balkman Bench SF 01:04 0-1 0-1 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Anthony Carter Bench PG 10:35 0-2 0-1 0-0 3.8 0.0 1 1 5 3 2 0 1 0
6 Jason Hart Bench PG 01:37 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
27 Johan Petro Bench C 01:38 0-0 0-0 2-2 3.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
5 J.R. Smith Bench SG 27:39 7-12 5-8 1-2 13.2 1.0 2 3 3 3 1 0 2 20
  Team                   10         2  
        240 37-72 10-23 23-27 102.6 6 33 49 26 24 9 7 15 107
          51.4% 43.5% 85.2%                    

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
Hilton Armstrong
4.8p, 2.8r, 0.4a
Rotation  
 
 
 
James Posey
8.9p, 4.8r, 1.1a
 
 
Sean Marks
3.2p, 3.1r, 0.2a
Lim PT Antonio Daniels
4.1p, 1r, 2.4a
 
 
Julian Wright
4.4p, 2.8r, 0.8a
Ryan Bowen
2.2p, 1.1r, 0.4a
 
 

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
 
 
Chris Andersen
6.4p, 6.2r, 0.4a
 
 
Lim PT Jason Hart
2p, 1.2r, 1.2a
 
 
Renaldo Balkman
5p, 3.8r, 0.6a
 
 
Johan Petro
3.3p, 3.2r, 0.3a

New Orleans Pelicans Leaders

MPG Chris Paul 40.2
FG% Tyson Chandler .500
3P% Rasual Butler .526
FT% Rasual Butler 1.000
ORPG Sean Marks 2.0
DRPG David West 6.4
RPG David West 7.4
SPG Chris Paul 1.6
APG Chris Paul 10.4
BPG Rasual Butler 0.8
PPG David West 18.0

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Carmelo Anthony 36.6
FG% Chris Andersen .750
3P% Chauncey Billups .655
FT% Chauncey Billups .947
ORPG Maybyner Nene 2.8
DRPG Maybyner Nene 5.0
RPG Maybyner Nene 7.8
SPG Carmelo Anthony 1.8
APG Chauncey Billups 7.4
BPG Chris Andersen 1.8
PPG Carmelo Anthony 24.0

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