NBA Wrap: Nuggets hand Warriors third loss

The Golden State Warriors suffered just their third loss of the season on Wednesday night when they were beaten 112-110 by the Denver Nuggets. 

Danilo Gallinari and Will Barton combined for 49 points, with the former scoring 28 and the latter coming off the bench to drop 21.

Stephen Curry was once again the Warriors’ go-to player, but his 38 points wasn’t enough to save his side.

Kemba Walker scored 23 points as the Charlotte Hornets defeated the Atlanta Hawks 107-84.

Walker, who also dished out five assists, was well supported by Cody Zeller, who scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds.

Paul Millsap dropped 20 points for the Hawks.

An all-round performance saw the Washington Wizards beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-101.

John Wall starred for the Wizards as he scored 19 points, pulled down five rebounds and dished out eight assists.

Khris Middleton scored a team-high 25 points for the Bucks.

The New Jersey Nets snapped their 10-game losing streak on home soil when they downed the New York Knicks 110-104.

Nets center Brook Lopez scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds, while Thaddeus Young finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds.

Derrick Williams came off the bench to score 31 points for the Knicks.

The Boston Celtics put an end to their four-game skid with a 103-94 win over the Indiana Pacers.

Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points for the Celtics and received some excellent support from Amir Johnson, who dropped 14 points, grabbed 18 rebounds and dished out six assists.

Paul George had 23 points for the Pacers.

James Harden scored 27 points and dished out 11 assists as the Houston Rockets edged the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-104.

Dwight Howard also played an instrumental role in the Rockets’ victory as he dropped 15 points on five of seven shooting and pulled down 10 rebounds.

Andrew Wiggins was the Timberwolves’ top-scorer with 28 points.

Despite point guard Russell Westbrook being ejected, the Oklahoma City Thunder still cruised to a 108-89 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

Kevin Durant led from the front for the Thunder as he recorded a double-double, which consisted of 29 points and 10 rebounds.

J.J. Barea was the Mavericks’ best player with 18 points.

Anthony Davis and Eric Gordon combined for 48 points as the New Orleans Pelicans triumphed over the Sacramento Kings 109-97.

Davis scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Gordon also scored 24 points to go along with his five rebounds and six assists.

DeMarcus Cousins registered a double-double in the Kings’ loss, which consisted of 32 points and 12 rebounds.

Damian Lillard came close to recording a triple-double as the Portland Trail Blazers crushed the Utah Jazz 99-85.

Lillard finished with 21 points and 10 assists and was just three rebounds shy of completing his triple-double.

Gordon Hayward and Rodney Hood both scored 19 points for the Jazz.

A team effort by the Los Angeles Clippers saw them defeat the Miami Heat 104-90 at the Staples Center.

Cole Aldrich was the Clippers’ top-scorer with 19 points, while Chris Paul, Jamal Crawford and Paul Pierce scored 15 points apiece.

Gerald Green was the Heat’s best player with 19 points.

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