Ty Lawson led with 23 points as the Denver Nuggets managed to fend off repeated rallies by the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 117-100 win on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).
Reserve Nate Robinson scored 15 and Kenneth Faried added 13 points as Denver won for the seventh time in nine games. Eight different Nuggets players scored in double figures, including all five starters.
Kevin Martin finished with 29 for Minnesota and Ricky Rubio pitched in 17 points and 10 assists. Nikola Pekovic scored 21 points and Kevin Love had 19. The bench only managed 10 points.