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Portland Falls 127-99 to Nuggets - Recap

The battle between the Nuggets and Trail Blazers didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 127-99 defeat on Tuesday at Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets were a -4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 225.5.

Nikola Jokic had 29 points for Denver and Jamal Murray chipped in with 20 points. Nikola Jokic had 9 assists for the Nuggets, while Nikola Jokic was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

The Trail Blazers got a 21-point performance from Damian Lillard, who was supported by 20 points from CJ McCollum. Damian Lillard had 9 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Caleb Swanigan grabbed 10 rebounds.

The Nuggets hit the break winning 64-38 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 50 boards, while Portland only had 36

Denver heads into a battle against the Jazz. Portland, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Antonio.