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Knicks Fall 97-95 Against Denver - Game Recap

The Nuggets grabbed a 97-95 win over the Knicks on Friday, behind a 22-point effort from Ty Lawson at Pepsi Center.

Bettors who backed the Nuggets were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 202.5.

Denver got 17 points from Randy Foye and another 16 points from Nate Robinson. Ty Lawson contributed 8 assists, while J.J. Hickson cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

New York got 27 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 22 points from Andrea Bargnani. Raymond Felton contributed 7 assists for the Knicks, while Iman Shumpert had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 51-45 at the break.

Denver had a 44-42 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face New Orleans.