Denver got 24 points from Ty Lawson en route to a 117-104 victory over Miami on Friday at Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 210.5.
Denver got 17 points from Nene Hilario and another 15 points from Al Harrington. Ty Lawson contributed 9 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Heat got a 35-point performance from LeBron James, who was supported by 17 points from Chris Bosh. Dwyane Wade had 6 assists in a losing cause for Miami, while Udonis Haslem grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 55-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Miami as they grabbed 40 boards, while Denver only had 37.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jazz. The Heat will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.