Clippers vs Nuggets Final: 112-91 - Recap
|Clippers vs Nuggets Final: 112-91 - Recap|
The battle between the Clippers and Nuggets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Denver was handed a 112-91 defeat on Saturday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 205.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jamal Crawford had 27 points for Los Angeles and Blake Griffin chipped in with 24 points. Chris Paul had 11 assists for the Clippers, while Blake Griffin was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
Denver got 19 points from Wilson Chandler in a losing cause and another 15 points from Timofey Mozgov. Ty Lawson contributed 6 assists for the Nuggets, while J.J. Hickson had 9 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 56-43 before taking care of business in the second half.
Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-46.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Timberwolves. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.