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Denver Defeats Dallas 102-100 - Recap

Denver earned a 102-100 victory over Dallas on Saturday, getting 20 points from Ty Lawson at Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.

Denver got 18 points from Kenneth Faried and another 17 points from Randy Foye. Ty Lawson contributed 9 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Dallas got 27 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 25 points from Monta Ellis. Jose Calderon contributed 5 assists for the Mavericks, while DeJuan Blair had 10 rebounds.

The Nuggets hit the break leading 65-53 before taking care of business in the second half.

Denver had a 44-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.