Denver Falls 114-106 to Thunder - Recap
|Denver Falls 114-106 to Thunder - Recap|
Denver was victimized by Kevin Durant for 44 points as the Thunder defeated the Nuggets 114-106 in NBA action on Saturday.
Oklahoma City won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 214.5.
Oklahoma City got 21 points from James Harden and another 19 points from Russell Westbrook. Jeff Green contributed 6 assists, while Nenad Krstic cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Denver got 30 points from Chauncey Billups in a losing cause and another 21 points from Nene Hilario. Ty Lawson contributed 5 assists for the Nuggets, while Nene Hilario had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 58-56 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 36 boards, while Denver only had 35.
Oklahoma City heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.