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Chicago Falls 97-87 to Nuggets - Recap

The Nuggets grabbed a 97-87 win over the Bulls on Thursday, behind a 17-point effort from Jordan Hamilton at Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 200.5.

Denver got 14 points from J.J. Hickson and another 12 points from Kenneth Faried. Ty Lawson contributed 7 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

Chicago got 19 points from Derrick Rose in a losing cause and another 15 points from Mike Dunleavy. Joakim Noah contributed 8 assists for the Bulls, while Luol Deng had 13 rebounds.

Denver led at halftime, 50-48.

The rebound battle favored Chicago as they grabbed 58 boards, while Denver only had 48.

Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Dallas looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Portland.