Jameer Nelson, Nuggets

The point guard came off the bench and provided a steady hand with a 12-point, nine-assist evening after starter Ty Lawson went 0-for-9 from the field and didn’t score a point.


By the numbers

47-29 Nuggets’ advantage in bench scoring.

4 Consecutive double- doubles from Wolves point guard Ricky Rubio, who had a 10 points and 10 assists. He has double-doubles in five of his past seven games, including one triple-double.

20 Number of 20-point games from Wolves rookie Andrew Wiggins, who scored 20 Wednesday.

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