Recap - Nuggets Defeat Orlando 108-105

Recap - Nuggets Defeat Orlando 108-105

The Nuggets grabbed a 108-105 win over the Magic on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Ty Lawson 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 204.5.

Denver got 19 points from Kenneth Faried and another 18 points from Andre Miller. Ty Lawson contributed 8 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 19 rebounds.

Orlando got 20 points from Jameer Nelson in a losing cause and another 17 points from J.J. Redick. Jameer Nelson contributed 8 assists for the Magic, while Nikola Vucevic had 14 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Orlando were victorious, as the score was 55-53 at the break.

Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-43.

Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Orlando, they head on the road to face Los Angeles.