Phoenix Falls 138-133 to Nuggets - Recap
Denver got 30 points from J.R. Smith en route to a 138-133 victory over Phoenix on Sunday at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 5.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 221.5.
Denver got 25 points from Chauncey Billups and another 15 points from Arron Afflalo. Chauncey Billups contributed 8 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Phoenix got 39 points from Jason Richardson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Steve Nash. Steve Nash contributed 11 assists for the Suns, while Jason Richardson had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 68-57 at the break.
Denver had a 49-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bucks. The Suns will aim to get back on the winning track at Golden State.