Recap - Nuggets Defeat New Jersey 123-115
The Nuggets grabbed a 123-115 win over the Nets on Wednesday, behind a 22-point effort from Danilo Gallinari at Pepsi Center.
Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 198.5.
Denver got 19 points from Arron Afflalo and another 19 points from Corey Brewer. Andre Miller contributed 12 assists, while Nene Hilario cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New Jersey got 26 points from Jordan Farmar in a losing cause and another 23 points from Anthony Morrow. Deron Williams contributed 13 assists for the Nets, while Kris Humphries had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 68-52 at the break.
Denver had a 37-29 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 Heat. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.