Nuggets vs Knicks Final: 120-118 - Recap
|Nuggets vs Knicks Final: 120-118 - Recap|
The Knicks were burned for 26 points by Carmelo Anthony on Tuesday as the Nuggets picked up a 120-118 win at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 218.5.
Al Harrington had 22 points for Denver and Gary Forbes chipped in with 19 points. Chauncey Billups had 8 assists for the Nuggets, while Carmelo Anthony was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
New York got 24 points from Amar'e Stoudemire in a losing cause and another 23 points from Wilson Chandler. Raymond Felton contributed 11 assists for the Knicks, while Landry Fields had 17 rebounds.
The Nuggets hit the break leading 61-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 51 boards, while Denver only had 44.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Por tland looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Sacramento.