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Denver Nuggets (10-8)


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@ LAL 
L 109-127
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@ Sac 
W 114-98
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@ Hou 
L 95-125
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vs. Mem 
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@ Uta 
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Paul, Harden help Houston bounce Nuggets

(TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Those anxiously awaiting the moment where Rockets guard Chris Paul struggles to acclimate with his new teammates might want to eschew holding their breath in the interim.

Paul, making his home debut in his fourth game, and his backcourt mate James Harden paced a dazzling first-half blitz before Trevor Ariza stifled a Denver Nuggets rally in the third quarter as the Houston Rockets rolled to a 125-95 victory on Wednesday night at Toyota Center.

Harden and Paul combined for 44 points and 21 assists, producing 34 points on 10-for-15 shooting prior to intermission as the Rockets (14-4) raced to a 35-point halftime lead. When Will Barton (20 points) and Nikola Jokic (17 points) helped Denver (10-8) cut the deficit to 81-60 midway through the third, Ariza responded with 11 consecutive points to re-establish control.

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Leaders
Points: Nikola Jokic15.7
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic11.1
Assists: Nikola Jokic4.3
FG%: Gary Harris52.1%
Steals: Gary Harris1.75
Blocks: Paul Millsap1.25
Defense (Rank)
Points: 107.3 (21)
Rebounds: 42.0 (6)
Assists: 24.4 (28)
FG%: 47.4% (29)
FT%: 75.1% (9)
3P%: 38.3% (27)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 108.1 (10)
Rebounds: 45.2 (9)
Assists: 23.6 (6)
FG%: 46.4% (10)
FT%: 72.9% (26)
3P%: 37.8% (7)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Minnesota 11 7 .611 --
Portland 10 8 .556 1.0
Denver 10 8 .556 1.0
Oklahoma City 8 9 .471 2.5
Utah 8 11 .421 3.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19/2017 Richard Jefferson Signed as Free Agent
10/18/2017 Jameer Nelson Waived
10/13/2017 Josh Childress Waived
9/20/2017 Mason Plumlee Re-Signed
9/12/2017 Josh Childress Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
11/19/2017 Paul Millsap Sore wrist
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