Nuggets fall to Grizzlies in final Summer League contest

The Denver Nuggets wrapped up their stint in the 2013 Las Vegas Summer League last night with a 84-91 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The game was highly contested through the first three quarters, but the Nuggets gave up 28 points in the fourth en route to losing by seven.

Notre Dame product Luke Harangody led the way for Denver off the bench with 17 points on 45 percent shooting in 21 minutes. Harangody drilled three of his four three-point attempts. Rookie Erick Green tallied 12 points and two dimes in 18 minutes off the bench. C.J. Harris started at the point and scored 13 points off an impressive five of eight shooting.

Quincy Miller started the game but logged just 13 minutes and had six points on two of six shooting. Evan Fournier also started but played just eight minutes in the team’s final summer league game. Jordan Hamilton did not play against the Grizzlies per coach’s decision.

Six players scored double figures for the Grizzlies led by 16 points apiece from Donte Greene and Gerald Robinson.

Denver finished the Las Vegas Summer League recording just one win and were outscored 546-473 over the six games. The young Nuggets gave up an average of 91 points per game.




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