Nuggets Down New Orleans 137-107 - Match Report
New Orleans was run off the court by the Nuggets on Wednesday as Denver blasted the Pelicans 137-107 at Pepsi Center.
Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 209.5.
Kenneth Faried had 34 points for Denver and Aaron Brooks chipped in with 24 points. Ty Lawson had 12 assists for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Pelicans got a 27-point performance from Tyreke Evans, who was supported by 17 points from Anthony Morrow. Brian Roberts had 6 assists in a losing cause for New Orleans, while Tyreke Evans grabbed 8 rebounds.
Denver led at halftime, 71-53.
New Orleans won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-40.
Next game, Denver takes its act on the road to face Memphis looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Utah.