Nuggets Down Los Angeles 118-112 - Match Report
The Lakers were burned for 32 points by Carmelo Anthony on Thursday as the Nuggets picked up a 118-112 win at Pepsi Center.
Denver was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 212.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Denver got 18 points from Nene Hilario and another 17 points from Ty Lawson. Ty Lawson contributed 5 assists, while Carmelo Anthony cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
The Lakers got a 34-point performance from Kobe Bryant, who was supported by 19 points from Shannon Brown. Kobe Bryant had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Pau Gasol grabbed 20 rebounds.
The Nuggets hit the break trailing 64-59 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-43.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Suns. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Phoenix.