Sacramento Falls 119-116 to Nuggets - Recap

Sacramento Falls 119-116 to Nuggets - Recap

The Nuggets got a 32-point performance from Arron Afflalo as Denver handed Sacramento a 119-116 defeat on Monday at Pepsi Center.

Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 212.5.

Denver got 20 points from Kenneth Faried and another 16 points from Ty Lawson. Ty Lawson contributed 13 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Sacramento got 27 points from Marcus Thornton in a losing cause and another 27 points from Tyreke Evans. DeMarcus Cousins contributed 5 assists for the Kings, while Jason Thompson had 8 rebounds.

The rebound battle favored Sacramento as they grabbed 49 boards, while Denver only had 47.

Denver heads into a battle against the Cavaliers. Sacramento, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Orleans.