New York vs Denver Wrap - Denver Wins 117-94
|New York vs Denver Wrap - Denver Wins 117-94|
Denver cruised to victory on Wednesday, running New York out of the gym and running up a 117-94 score at Pepsi Center.
Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 207.5.
Wilson Chandler had 24 points for Denver and Danilo Gallinari chipped in with 16 points. Ty Lawson had 7 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New York got 20 points from Iman Shumpert in a losing cause and another 15 points from J.R. Smith. J.R. Smith contributed 8 assists for the Knicks, while Chris Copeland had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 64-42 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 53 boards, while New York only had 33.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Memphis looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Portland.