>> Nuggets Fall 117-105 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap
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Los Angeles earned a 117-105 victory over Denver on Tuesday, getting 24 points from Blake Griffin at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Clippers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 221.5.
Los Angeles got 21 points from Chris Paul and another 18 points from J.J. Redick. Chris Paul contributed 10 assists, while DeAndre Jordan cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Denver got 21 points from Kenneth Faried in a losing cause and another 19 points from Aaron Brooks. Randy Foye contributed 7 assists for the Nuggets, while Timofey Mozgov had 11 rebounds.
The Clippers hit the break leading 63-46 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 43 boards, while Los Angeles only had 41.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Nuggets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Golden State.