The Denver Nuggets shot lights out, finishing 37-79 (46.8%) from the field, including 11-24 (45.8%) from beyond the arc, to edge the Dallas Mavericks, 115-110. This is only the second win for Denver (26-34) in its last 10 games.
Wilson Chandler put up 21 points on 6-17 shooting from the field (3-7 from behind the arc) and 6-8 from the free throw line. Other key players for Denver included Ty Lawson with 20 points and 7 assists, and Kenneth Faried with 16 points and 8 rebounds. Dirk Nowitzki had another big game for Dallas in the loss, scoring 27 points on 13-20 shooting. He also registered 7 rebounds. Shawn Marion chipped in 15 points and 6 rebounds.
Dallas (36-26) has now lost three straight games.
Coming up, the Nuggets battle the Los Angeles Lakers, who are 21-40 on the season. The Mavericks meet the Portland Trail Blazers, currently sitting at 42-19 this year. The Nuggets emerged victorious each of the last two times against Los Angeles. The Mavericks are 1-1 versus Portland this season.