In Game 1, the Spurs outscored the Hornets in the paint, 44-40. In Game 2, the Nuggets dominated the paint, scoring 54 points compared to only 38 for Utah inside.
In Game 1, the Spurs' biggest lead grew to 25, while the Hornets only managed to build a lead to 6 points. In Game 2, the Nuggets' biggest lead was 18 points, while the Jazz's biggest lead was half of that, at 9 points.
In Game 1, the Spurs scored 18 fast break points, while the Hornets scored 17. In Game 2, the Nuggets scored 14 fast break points, while the Jazz scored 10.
In the Hornets/Spurs game, both teams had 10 turnovers. In the Jazz/Nuggets game, the Jazz committed 15 turnovers, while the Nuggets turned the ball over 13 times.
The officials for the Hornets/Spurs game were Derrick Stafford, David Guthrie, and David Jones. The officials for the Jazz/Nuggets game were Bob Delaney, James Capers, and Leroy Richardson.
The duration of the Hornets/Spurs game was 2 hours, 22 minutes. The duration of the Jazz/Nuggets game was 2 hours, 36 minutes.
The attendance for the Hornets/Spurs game was 18,581. The attendance for the Jazz/Nuggets game was 19,155.
Carmelo Anthony - 30 points
Tim Duncan - 12 rebounds
Deron Williams - 13 assists
New Orleans Hornets 96
San Antonio Spurs 113
Utah Jazz 105
Denver Nuggets 114