Denver Defeats Portland 115-111 - Recap
|Denver Defeats Portland 115-111 - Recap|
The Nuggets got a 25-point performance from Danilo Gallinari as Denver ran past Portland 115-111 on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.
Denver did not, however, defeat the Trail Blazers against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 202.5.
Ty Lawson had 24 points for Denver and Kenneth Faried chipped in with 21 points. Ty Lawson had 12 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Trail Blazers got a 28-point performance from LaMarcus Aldridge, who was supported by 22 points from Nicolas Batum. Nicolas Batum had 7 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while J.J. Hickson grabbed 13 rebounds.
Denver trailed at halftime, 57-54.
Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-39.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Cleveland.