Nuggets slip past Hawks
The Denver Nuggets were outscored 31-18 in the final quarter, but held on for a hard-fought 110-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night.
Denver failed to cover the 10-point spread, and the 219 points sailed OVER the posted total of 203.
Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with 23 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double. Chauncey Billups netted a game-high 33 points in the win.
Marvin Williams had 31 points and seven rebounds in the loss for the Hawks.