Nov 14: Nuggets 94, Celtics 85Posted by Inside Hoops
The AP reports: The Nuggets are 4-1 since Billups’ arrived after a Nov. 3 trade with the Pistons. And on Friday night, the Nuggets added a statement game to their resume, beating the defending NBA champion Boston Celtics 94-85. “It’s a huge win,” said Billups, who scored 18 points and had seven assists… Carmelo Anthony had 18 points and 13 rebounds for the Nuggets. Martin had 16 points and Nene added 14. Smith and Linas Kleiza each scored 10 points. The loss snapped a six-game winning streak for the Celtics (8-2). Ray Allen led all scorers with 26 points. Paul Pierce had 19 points and Garnett added 16 for the Celtics, who lost at home for the first time this season.