Recap - Nuggets Defeat Los Angeles 134-126
The Lakers were burned for 32 points by Kenneth Faried on Friday as the Nuggets picked up a 134-126 win at Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Denver got 30 points from Ty Lawson and another 19 points from Wilson Chandler. Ty Lawson contributed 17 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 27 points from Pau Gasol in a losing cause and another 24 points from Jordan Farmar. Kendall Marshall contributed 14 assists for the Lakers, while Ryan Kelly had 11 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 77-66.
Los Angeles had a 47-43 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Denver heads into a battle against the Pelicans. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oklahoma City.