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Nuggets Down Detroit 116-115 - Match Report

The Nuggets got a 25-point performance from Ty Lawson as Denver ran past Detroit 116-115 on Wednesday at Pepsi Center.

Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 200.5.

Denver got 23 points from Arron Afflalo and another 16 points from Al Harrington. Andre Miller contributed 7 assists, while Wilson Chandler cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Detroit got 45 points from Ben Gordon in a losing cause and another 16 points from Brandon Knight. Ben Gordon contributed 8 assists for the Pistons, while Greg Monroe had 11 rebounds.

The Nuggets hit the break leading 62-57 before taking care of business in the second half.

Denver had a 47-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Denver heads into a battle against the Jazz. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.