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Recap - Nuggets Defeat Philadelphia 104-103

Emmanuel Mudiay scored 27 points and added 11 rebounds for a double-double, leading Denver over Philadelphia, 104-103, on Wednesday at Pepsi Center.

Denver won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -8.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 214.0.

Denver got 18 points from Nikola Jokic and another 18 points from Gary Harris. Nikola Jokic contributed 5 assists, while Emmanuel Mudiay cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

The 76ers got a 17-point performance from T.J. McConnell, who was supported by 16 points from Robert Covington. Ishmael Smith had 8 assists in a losing cause for Philadelphia, while Robert Covington grabbed 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Denver were victorious, as the score was 53-45 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Denver as they grabbed 46 boards, while Philadelphia only had 45

Denver heads into a battle against the Lakers. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Portland.