Nuggets Fall 122-111 Against Houston - Game Recap
The Nuggets were burned for 25 points by Dwight Howard on Saturday as the Rockets picked up a 122-111 win at Toyota Center.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 213.5.
Chandler Parsons had 20 points for Houston and James Harden chipped in with 17 points. James Harden had 9 assists for the Rockets, while Terrence Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Nuggets got a 28-point performance from Ty Lawson, who was supported by 14 points from J.J. Hickson. Ty Lawson had 17 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Kenneth Faried grabbed 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 63-46 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 47 boards, while Denver only had 43.
Houston heads into a battle against the Celtics. Denver, meanwhile, will have their next action against Oklahoma City.