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Recap - Nuggets Defeat Houston 101-86

The Nuggets got 20 points from Ty Lawson as Denver ran past Houston 101-86 on Sunday at Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 208.5.

Arron Afflalo had 20 points for Denver and Corey Brewer chipped in with 14 points. Andre Miller had 11 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Houston got 19 points from Luis Scola in a losing cause and another 19 points from Chase Budinger. Goran Dragic contributed 6 assists for the Rockets, while Chandler Parsons had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 49-43 at the break.

Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-41.