Final

Regular Season Series (Game 1 of 1)

Series starts 10/12

Game 1: Friday, October 12th
Nuggets97Final
Spurs91

Nuggets 97

(2-0, 0-0 away)

Spurs 91

(2-1, 2-1 home)

8:30 PM ET, October 12, 2012

AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX

1 2 3 4 T
DEN 19 26 24 2897
SA 22 23 21 2591

Top Performers

Denver: D. Gallinari 19 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

San Antonio: T. Duncan 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

Nuggets 97, Spurs 91

Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Corey Brewer scored 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 97-91 Friday night in the preseason opener for both teams.

Danilo Gallinari added 19 points, Andre Iguodala had 11 and JaVale McGee scored 10.

Tim Duncan went 8 for 11 from the field in leading the Spurs with 21 points in 25 minutes at the AT&T Center. Gary Neal added 19 points and Stephen Jackson 13.

Tied at 45 after the first half, the Nuggets went on a 10-0 run in the opening minutes of the third quarter to capture a 57-47 lead. McGee had a pair of one-handed dunks and blocked a layup attempt by Boris Diaw in the run.

The Spurs emptied their bench with 4 minutes left in the third quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DEN
SA
Points 97 91
FGM-FGA 36-82 (.439) 33-78 (.423)
3PM-3PA 6-17 (.353) 6-25 (.240)
FTM-FTA 19-32 (.594) 19-25 (.760)
Rebounds (Offensive-Total) 15-48 11-39
Assists 16 22
Turnovers 24 22
Steals 12 13
Blocks 3 9
Fast Break Points 31 16
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (2/0) 25 (2/0)

Top Performers

Denver
San Antonio
Danilo Gallinari Gallinari
Points: 19
Reb: 6
Ast: 3
Stl: 1
Blk: 0
Tim Duncan Duncan
Points: 21
Reb: 8
Ast: 2
Stl: 2
Blk: 2