Found November 07, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
HOUSTON -- The Denver Nuggets opened the season with great expectations derived from a returning roster replete with talent and reinforced by the addition of Olympian and All-Star swingman Andre Iguodala. That it took the Nuggets four games to record their first victory inspired minor concern. But following their triumph over the Pistons on Tuesday night, the Nuggets won again Wednesday night at Toyota Center, with their 93-87 victory over the Houston Rockets inching them closer to .500. While their shooting wasn't exceptional, the Nuggets (2-3) showed flashes of what made them so efficient offensively a year ago. Their offensive rebounding, interior scoring and depth, hallmarks last season, were critical factors in establishing the 15-point lead that provided enough of a cushion to keep the Rockets (2-2) at bay in the second half. Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson (21 points, eight assists, three steals) was sensational in a runaway second quarter, while reserves Corey Brewer...
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