Denver earned a 107-101 victory over Golden State on Saturday, getting 21 points from Danilo Gallinari at Oracle Arena.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 202.5.
Andre Iguodala had 19 points for Denver and Kenneth Faried chipped in with 18 points. Ty Lawson had 10 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
The Warriors got a 23-point performance from Klay Thompson, who was supported by 22 points from Carl Landry. David Lee had 5 assists in a losing cause for Golden State, while David Lee grabbed 9 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 40-39.
Denver had a 65-54 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Golden State, they head home to face Atlanta.