Houston vs Denver Wrap - Denver Wins 132-114
It sure wasn't going to be a low-scoring affair and Denver made sure they came out on the winning end on Saturday, grabbing a 132-114 victory over the Rockets at Pepsi Center.
Denver was a favorite by 6 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 210.5.
Corey Brewer had 22 points for Denver and Wilson Chandler chipped in with 21 points. Andre Iguodala had 14 assists for the Nuggets, while Kosta Koufos was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Houston got 23 points from Jeremy Lin in a losing cause and another 14 points from James Harden. Patrick Beverley contributed 9 assists for the Rockets, while Omer Asik had 9 rebounds.
The Nuggets hit the break leading 64-56 before taking care of business in the second half.
Denver had a 46-41 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Houston, they head home to face Phoenix.