Recap - Nuggets Defeat Los Angeles 109-104

Los Angeles was scorched by Carmelo Anthony for 26 points as the Nuggets defated the Clippers 109-104 in NBA action on Friday.

Bettors who backed the Nuggets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 213.5.

Denver got 21 points from J.R. Smith and another 17 points from Chauncey Billups. Chauncey Billups contributed 5 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Los Angeles got 24 points from Eric Gordon in a losing cause and another 17 points from Blake Griffin. Eric Bledsoe contributed 8 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin had 12 rebounds.

Denver led at halftime, 49-48.

The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 46 boards, while Denver only had 42.

Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Grizzlies. The Clippers will aim to get back on the winning track at Portland.