The Nets were burned for 28 points by Carmelo Anthony on Saturday as the Nuggets picked up a 107-103 win at Pepsi Center.
Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Denver got 22 points from Nene Hilario and another 15 points from Ty Lawson. Chauncey Billups contributed 7 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
New Jersey got 20 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 15 points from Travis Outlaw. Jordan Farmar contributed 5 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 8 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 59-54.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-42.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Warriors. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.