Los Angeles Falls 116-115 to Nuggets - Recap
The Nuggets got a 28-point performance from Kenneth Faried, who added 11 rebounds as Denver ran past Los Angeles 116-115 on Monday at Pepsi Center.
Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 215.5.
Denver got 27 points from Ty Lawson and another 17 points from J.J. Hickson. J.J. Hickson contributed 5 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 36 points from Blake Griffin in a losing cause and another 19 points from DeAndre Jordan. Darren Collison contributed 6 assists for the Clippers, while DeAndre Jordan had 12 rebounds.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 52 boards, while Los Angeles only had 37.
Denver heads into a battle against the Bucks. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.