Bucks take down Nuggets

Bucks take down Nuggets

John Salmons poured in 26 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Denver Nuggets 102-97 Saturday night.

Milwaukee won the game as a 10-point underdog, while the 199 points went UNDER the posted total of 203.5.

Carlos Delfino tossed in 21 points and seven rebounds for the Bucks, and Ersan Ilyasova had 14 points with 10 boards in a double-double in the win.

Chauncey Billups and Carmelo Anthony each netted a game-high 29 points in a losing effort for the Nuggets.