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Nate Robinson scores 20, Nuggets beat 76ers

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Nate Robinson finished with 20 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 103-92. Denver (12-8) has now won eight of their last 10 games.

Robinson went 6-14 (1-6 from three-point range) and 7-8 from the free throw line. Other top performers for Denver were Jordan Hamilton with 13 points and 5 rebounds, and J.J. Hickson with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Despite the loss, Tony Wroten put up 20 points for Philadelphia on 10-20 shooting. Spencer Hawes contributed 14 points and 8 rebounds, Thaddeus Young finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds, and Hollis Thompson put up 10 points and 9 rebounds.

In a showdown of statistical strengths, the offense of Denver won the turnover battle against the defense of Philadelphia that forces the league's second-most errors (opponents' TO% of 21.0%). The Nuggets ended this contest with a TO% of 11.8%, and make the fifth-fewest mistakes in the league this year (TO% of 13.9%).

Philadelphia (7-14) has now lost back-to-back games after falling to Charlotte on Friday.

Coming up, the Nuggets take on the Washington Wizards, who are 9-10 on the season. The 76ers match up against the Los Angeles Clippers, currently sitting at 13-8 this year.


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