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Nuggets Down Minnesota 115-113 - Match Report

The Nuggets got 24 points from Carmelo Anthony as Denver ran past Minnesota 115-113 on Saturday at Pepsi Center.

Bettors who backed the Nuggets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 10.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 226.5.

Ty Lawson had 23 points for Denver and J.R. Smith chipped in with 18 points. Ty Lawson had 9 assists for the Nuggets, while Carmelo Anthony was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

The Timberwolves got a 43-point performance from Kevin Love, who was supported by 17 points from Michael Beasley. Luke Ridnour had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 17 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 62-50 at the break.

Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-35.

Denver heads into a battle against the Spurs. Minnesota, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.