Nuggets outgun Timberwolves

Carmelo Anthony dropped 22 points to lead the Denver Nuggets past the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-111 on Wednesday night.

Denver covered as 8.5-point road favorites, while the teams played OVER the 203-point total posted by oddsmakers.

Chauncey Billups added 19 points for the Nuggets, who got 17 points, eight rebounds, and six assists from Nene in the payday.

Corey Brewer went for 22 points and 13 boards for Minnesota, while Jonny Flynn netted 20 points for the Timberwolves.