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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.