Smith, Nuggets overcome Wizards
|Smith, Nuggets overcome Wizards|
J.R. Smith poured in 40 points to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Washington Wizards 116-105 on Friday night.
Denver couldn't cover as 14-point home favorites as the game played over the 209.5-point total listed by oddsmakers.
Carmelo Anthony had 20 points and five steals for the Nuggets, who got 18 points, 11 rebounds, and six blocks off the bench from Chris Andersen in the win.
Antawn Jamison went for 27 points and seven boards for Washington, while reserve Nick Young added 20 points for the Wizards.