Portland Falls 111-109 to Nuggets - Recap
Denver got 30 points from Ty Lawson en route to a 111-109 victory over Portland on Wednesday at Rose Garden.
Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 2.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 212.5.
Denver got 29 points from Andre Iguodala and another 11 points from Kosta Koufos. Andre Miller contributed 10 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Portland got 26 points from Damian Lillard in a losing cause and another 22 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Nicolas Batum contributed 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while J.J. Hickson had 14 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 58-50 at the break.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-39.
Next game, Denver takes its act home to face Oklahoma City looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Minnesota.