Nuggets Fall 122-106 Against Dallas - Game Recap
The Mavericks got a 26-point performance from Monta Ellis as Dallas ran past Denver 122-106 on Friday at American Airlines Center.
Bettors who backed the Mavericks were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 218.5.
Dallas got 21 points from Dirk Nowitzki and another 14 points from Shawn Marion. Monta Ellis contributed 7 assists, while Samuel Dalembert cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Nuggets got an 18 -point performance from J.J. Hickson, who was supported by 17 points from Ty Lawson. Ty Lawson had 9 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while J.J. Hickson grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Mavericks hit the break leading 61-53 before taking care of business in the second half.
Dallas won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-35.
Dallas heads into a battle against the Nets. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.