Dallas Falls 110-96 to Nuggets - Recap
Denver got 22 points from J.J. Hickson en route to a 110-96 victory over Dallas on Monday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Nuggets were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 213.5.
Ty Lawson had 19 points for Denver and Nate Robinson chipped in with 17 points. Ty Lawson had 11 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Dallas got 22 points from Monta Ellis in a losing cause and another 18 points from Dirk Nowitzki. Shawn Marion contributed 4 assists for the Mavericks, while Shawn Marion had 12 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 56-51.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-36.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Dallas, they head home to face Golden State.