DENVER — Gary Harris had 21 points and Will Barton added 11 of his 19 in overtime, helping the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 117-111, on Friday (Saturday Manila time).
Barton went 4 for 4 from the field in the extra period and had all of the Nuggets' points in the frame until Jamal Murray's two free throws made it 116-110 with 25 seconds remaining.
Trey Lyles also had 19 points and Nikola Jokic returned from a seven-game absence with a left ankle sprain and had 13 points and 11 rebounds. Murray added 15 points.
DeMarcus Cousins led New Orleans with 29 points and Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds. Jrue Holiday added 25 points.