Nuggets down Wizards

Carmelo Anthony tossed in 23 points to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 124-103 trouncing of the Washington Wizards Friday night at the Verizon Center.

Denver covered the 8-point spread, and the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 206.

Carmelo Anthony had 23 points with eight rebounds and six assists. Dahntay Jones chipped in with 18 points in the win.

Antawn Jamison netted 26 points to go with eight rebounds and five assists for the Wizards.