Denver Defeats Atlanta 109-107 - Recap
Denver earned a 109-107 victory over Atlanta on Thursday, getting 23 points from Ty Lawson at Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 4.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 204.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Nate Robinson had 15 points for Denver and JaVale McGee chipped in with 14 points. Ty Lawson had 8 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Atlanta got 29 points from Paul Millsap in a losing cause and another 21 points from Al Horford. Jeff Teague contributed 11 assists for the Hawks, while Paul Millsap had 10 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 54-51.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 46 boards, while Denver only had 45.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Orlando.