Recap - Nuggets Defeat Charlotte 120-80
|Recap - Nuggets Defeat Charlotte 120-80|
Denver cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Charlotte out of the gym and running up a 120-80 score at Pepsi Center.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 204.5.
Denver got 16 points from Wilson Chandler and another 14 points from Ty Lawson. Ty Lawson contributed 10 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Bobcats got a 19-point performance from Matt Carroll, who was supported by 13 points from D.J. Augustin. Shaun Livingston had 7 assists in a losing cause for Charlotte, while Boris Diaw grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 62-46 at the break.
Denver had a 49-28 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 Jazz. The Bobcats will aim to get back on the winning track at Los Angeles.