Recap - Nuggets Defeat New Orleans 110-97
Arron Afflalo went off for 28 points and added 2 rebounds leading Denver over New Orleans, 110-97, on Friday at Pepsi Center.
Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
Denver got 20 points from Al Harrington and another 12 points from Nene Hilario. Ty Lawson contributed 10 assists, while Al Harrington cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Hornets got an 18 -point performance from Lance Thomas, who was supported by 17 points from Jarrett Jack. Greivis Vasquez had 8 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Chris Kaman grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 50-46 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 35 boards, while New Orleans only had 31.
Denver heads into a battle against the Grizzlies. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.