Hotshot Nuggets Shred Sonics 138-96
In total contrast, Blazers fend off ice-cold Clippers in 82-80 duel
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 28, 2008 3:40 AM CST
Los Angeles Clippers guard Dan Dickau (10) goes up for a shot as member of the Portland Trail Blazers and the Los Angeles Clippers look on during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb....   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Denver came off a three-game skid in a big way, shooting 67% as a team to decimate the hapless SuperSonics 138-96. "After a while, it did feel easy," admitted Allen Iverson, whose 31 points topped the night. Seven Nuggets scored at least 12 points in the cakewalk, the Rocky Mountain News reports. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles:

The Clippers shot 31%, a season low, yet almost managed to edge past the Trail Blazers. Portland secured its 82-80 win after Corey Maggette, who had a game-high 32 points, missed LA's last two shots late in the fourth quarter. "We couldn't throw the ball into the ocean," lamented Clippers coach Mike Dunleavy.