Nuggets Down Detroit 118-109 - Match Report
|Nuggets Down Detroit 118-109 - Match Report|
The Nuggets got a 27-point performance from Aaron Brooks, who added 17 assists as Denver ran past Detroit 118-109 on Wednesday at Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 218.5.
Randy Foye had 22 points for Denver and Kenneth Faried chipped in with 15 points. Aaron Brooks had 17 assists for the Nuggets, while J.J. Hickson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Detroit got 22 points from Greg Monroe in a losing cause and another 18 points from Rodney Stuckey. Will Bynum contributed 10 assists for the Pistons, while Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 10 rebounds.
The Nuggets hit the break trailing 61-54 before taking care of business in the second half.
Denver had a 46-43 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Denver looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Pistons will aim to get back on the winning track at Phoenix.