Denver Defeats Dallas 121-120 - Recap
|Denver Defeats Dallas 121-120 - Recap|
Carmelo Anthony poured in 42 points for Denver on Thursday, as they defeated Dallas 121-120 at Pepsi Center.
Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 209.5.
Chauncey Billups had 30 points for Denver and Arron Afflalo chipped in with 24 points. Chauncey Billups had 9 assists for the Nuggets, while Carmelo Anthony was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
The Mavericks got a 25-point performance from Jason Terry, who was supported by 20 points from Tyson Chandler. Dirk Nowitzki had 6 assists in a losing cause for Dallas, while Tyson Chandler grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 59-58 at the break.
Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-36.
Denver heads into a battle against the Grizzlies. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.