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NBA FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL --- --- --- --- ----- DENVER 26 23 12 25 86 MEMPHIS 28 33 18 18 97 FINAL

HIGH SCORERS: DEN - JUWAN HOWARD 18, VOSHON LENARD 12, GEORGE MCCLOUD 10 MEM - STROMILE SWIFT 20, PAU GASOL 19, SHANE BATTIER 13

HIGH REBOUND: DEN - DONNELL HARVEY 10, CHRIS ANDERSEN 7, THREE PLAYERS WITH 6 MEM - STROMILE SWIFT 9, PAU GASOL 8, LORENZEN WRIGHT 7

HIGH ASSISTS: DEN - GEORGE MCCLOUD 5, KENNY SATTERFIELD 5, CALBERT CHEANEY 3 MEM - PAU GASOL 7, JASON WILLIAMS 5, WILL SOLOMON 5

ATT: 11,208


Extended Box

DENVER (86) AT MEMPHIS (97)

DENVER

REBOUNDS PLAYER POS MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA OFF-DEF-TOT AST PF ST TO PTS ====== === === ======= ======= =========== === == == == ===

C CHEANEY F 27 3-7 0-0 1 2 3 3 1 0 0 6 R BOWEN F 23 2-5 0-0 3 3 6 0 2 1 0 4 J HOWARD C 27 7-12 4-4 2 4 6 2 4 1 5 18 G MCCLOUD G 29 3-11 3-5 2 1 3 5 2 2 3 10 J POSEY G 33 3-8 2-2 1 5 6 2 1 1 2 8 D HARVEY 19 4-7 0-0 4 6 10 0 5 0 2 8 Z HAMILTON 10 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 K SATTERFIELD 23 3-9 0-0 1 1 2 5 0 1 2 6 V LENARD 19 6-12 0-0 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 12 M BATEER 14 3-6 2-3 1 1 2 1 4 1 1 8 C ANDERSEN 12 0-5 2-2 3 4 7 0 2 0 1 2 C ARROYO 4 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2

TOTALS 240 36-87 13-16 19 29 48 20 23 8 17 86 (.414) (.813) TEAM REBS: 5 TOTAL TO: 17 (11 PTS)

MEMPHIS

REBOUNDS PLAYER POS MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA OFF-DEF-TOT AST PF ST TO PTS ====== === === ======= ======= =========== === == == == ===

R BUFORD F 38 5-10 1-1 1 4 5 1 0 0 1 11 P GASOL F 36 8-14 3-5 2 6 8 7 1 0 3 19 L WRIGHT C 18 4-5 1-1 2 5 7 1 4 2 2 9 J WILLIAMS G 25 4-8 0-0 0 1 1 5 1 2 2 10 S BATTIER G 34 4-9 4-4 0 2 2 1 2 2 2 13 W SOLOMON 26 3-10 1-2 0 2 2 5 1 3 2 7 S SWIFT 33 6-10 8-11 1 8 9 2 4 0 2 20 A FOTSIS 21 2-8 3-4 3 2 5 1 1 0 1 8 E GILL 9 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 G LONG DNP - STRAINED GROIN T MASSENBURG DNP - COACH'S DECISION B KNIGHT DNP - PLANTAR FASCIITIS

TOTALS 240 36-76 21-28 9 31 40 23 14 9 15 97 (.474) (.750) TEAM REBS: 8 TOTAL TO: 16 (14 PTS)

DENVER 26 23 12 25 - 86 MEMPHIS 28 33 18 18 - 97

BLOCKED SHOTS: DENVER - C ANDERSEN 5, C CHEANEY, D HARVEY, M BATEER. MEMPHIS - S SWIFT 4, P GASOL 4, S BATTIER 2, E GILL 2, A FOTSIS 2, L WRIGHT, J WILLIAMS. 3-PT. FIELD GOALS: DENVER 1-11 (.091), G MCCLOUD 1-3, J POSEY 0-3, K SATTERFIELD 0-1, V LENARD 0-3, M BATEER 0-1. MEMPHIS 4-15 (.267), R BUFORD 0-1, J WILLIAMS 2-5, S BATTIER 1-5, W SOLOMON 0-2, A FOTSIS 1- 1, E GILL 0-1. TECHNICAL FOULS: DENVER - J HOWARD. FLAGRANT FOULS: NONE. OFFICIALS: SCOTT WALL, TED BERNHARDT, TOM WASHINGTON. A - 11,208. T - 2:05.


Box Score

DENVER (86)

fg ft rb min m-a m-a o-t a pf tp C Cheaney 27 3-7 0-0 1-3 3 1 6 R Bowen 23 2-5 0-0 3-6 0 2 4 J Howard 27 7-12 4-4 2-6 2 4 18 G McCloud 29 3-11 3-5 2-3 5 2 10 J Posey 33 3-8 2-2 1-6 2 1 8 D Harvey 19 4-7 0-0 4-10 0 5 8 Z Hamilton 10 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 K Satterfield 23 3-9 0-0 1-2 5 0 6 V Lenard 19 6-12 0-0 1-3 1 0 12 M Bateer 14 3-6 2-3 1-2 1 4 8 C Andersen 12 0-5 2-2 3-7 0 2 2 C Arroyo 4 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 2

_____________________________________________________ TOTALS 240 36-87 13-16 19-48 20 23 86 _____________________________________________________

Percentages: FG-.414, FT-.813. 3-Point Goals: 1-11, .091 (G McCloud 1-3, J Posey 0-3, K Satterfield 0-1, V Lenard 0-3, M Bateer 0-1). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots:8 (C Andersen 5, C Cheaney, D Harvey, M Bateer). Turnovers:17 (J Howard 5, G McCloud 3, J Posey 2, K Satterfield 2, D Harvey 2, Z Hamilton, M Bateer, C Andersen). Steals: 8 (G McCloud 2, J Howard, J Posey, R Bowen, Z Hamilton, K Satterfield, M Bateer).

MEMPHIS (97)

fg ft rb min m-a m-a o-t a pf tp R Buford 38 5-10 1-1 1-5 1 0 11 P Gasol 36 8-14 3-5 2-8 7 1 19 L Wright 18 4-5 1-1 2-7 1 4 9 J Williams 25 4-8 0-0 0-1 5 1 10 S Battier 34 4-9 4-4 0-2 1 2 13 W Solomon 26 3-10 1-2 0-2 5 1 7 S Swift 33 6-10 8-11 1-9 2 4 20 A Fotsis 21 2-8 3-4 3-5 1 1 8 E Gill 9 0-2 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 G Long DNP - STRAINED GROIN T Massenburg DNP - COACH'S DECISION B Knight DNP - PLANTAR FASCIITIS

_____________________________________________________ TOTALS 240 36-76 21-28 9-40 23 14 97 _____________________________________________________

Percentages: FG-.474, FT-.750. 3-Point Goals: 4-15, .267 (R Buford 0-1, J Williams 2-5, S Battier 1-5, W Solomon 0-2, A Fotsis 1-1, E Gill 0-1). Team Rebounds: 8. Blocked Shots:16 (S Swift 4, P Gasol 4, S Battier 2, E Gill 2, A Fotsis 2, L Wright, J Williams). Turnovers:15 (P Gasol 3, L Wright 2, J Williams 2, S Swift 2, S Battier 2, W Solomon 2, R Buford, A Fotsis). Steals: 9 (W Solomon 3, L Wright 2, S Battier 2, J Williams 2).

------------------------------------------- DENVER 26 23 12 25 - 86 MEMPHIS 28 33 18 18 - 97 -------------------------------------------

Technical fouls: Denver - 1 (J Howard, 2:57 3rd). Flagrant fouls: None. A: 11,208. T: 2:05. Officials: Scott Wall, Ted Bernhardt, Tom Washington.


Game Story

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (Ticker) -- Pau Gasol is doing his best to turn the Rookie of the Year voting into a runaway.

Gasol recorded 19 points, eight rebounds and a career-high seven assists as the Memphis Grizzlies ended a nine-game losing streak against the Denver Nuggets with a 97-86 victory.

Gasol added four blocks as the Grizzlies rejected a franchise-record 16 shots attempts.

"It would be an honor (to win the award), one of the greatest things in my whole life," said Gasol, a native of Spain. "I'll be the first international player to get this honor, so that would be great."

Stromile Swift added 20 points and four blocks off the bench, including a three-point play with 7:14 left that gave the Grizzlies their biggest lead, 94-71.

"It felt good, we needed that win," said Memphis' Shane Battier. "We have not beaten them all year. It was a strong effort and we left them with little doubt."

Gasol scored eight of his points in the second quarter, when Memphis shot 72 percent (13-of-18) from the field en route to a 61-49 advantage.

Juwan Howard scored 18 points and Voshon Lenard added 12 for the Nuggets, who fell to 7-32 on the road.

Battier scored 13 points, Rodney Buford netted 11 and Jason Williams contributed 10 points for Memphis, which shot 47 percent (36-of-76) from the field and won its second straight home game.

George McCloud contributed 10 points and Donnell Harvey recorded eight and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets, who held a 48-40 edge on the glass and shot 41 percent (36-of-87).

"Our young guys played well and hard," said Denver coach Mike Evans.

"We didn't play as aggressive as we usually do," Evans said. "They had some confidence with Jason Williams on the floor. He really gave them a spark in the first half."

It was third third straight loss and fourth in a row on the road for Denver, which scored just 27 second-half points.

Trailing most of the way, the Nuggets pulled within 50-45 on Lenard's jumper with three minutes left in the first half. But the Grizzlies scored 11 of the final 15 points in the half to take command.

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