Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points leading the Nuggets to a 99-90 victory over Los Angeles at Pepsi Center on Sunday.
Denver was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 199.5.
Ty Lawson had 17 points for Denver and Nene Hilario chipped in with 13 points. Ty Lawson had 10 assists for the Nuggets, while Al Harrington was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Pau Gasol in a losing cause and another 18 points from Andrew Bynum. Kobe Bryant contributed 4 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum had 16 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 47-36.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.