Kenneth Faried finished with 32 points and notched 13 rebounds, while Ty Lawson added 30 points and 17 assists to lead the Denver Nuggets to a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 134-126. The Nuggets had a strong shooting performance, finishing 54-99 (54.5%) from the field, including 14-24 (58.3%) from beyond the arc. Denver (27-34) has won just three of its last 10 games. Other key performers for Denver were Timofey Mozgov with 13 points and 6 rebounds, and Randy Foye with 12 points and 6 assists.
Wilson Chandler scored 21 points, Ty Lawson had 20, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Dallas Mavericks 115-110 on Wednesday night. Kenneth Faried, Randy Foye and J.J. Hickson added 16 points apiece for the Nuggets, who have won all three meetings this season against Dallas. Hickson scored 12 of his points in the fourth quarter to help hold off the Mavericks, who play the Nuggets a final time this season in two weeks in Dallas.