Gallinari finished with 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Faried had 17 points and hauled down seven rebounds.
The Nuggets reeled off a ninth consecutive victory for the first time since the 2004-05 season with the help of Andre Iguodala's 14 points, seven assists and four rebounds, and JaVale McGee's 6-of-7 performance from the field en route to 13 points.
The Cavaliers, meanwhile, saw their three-game winning streak snapped despite 26 points, six rebounds and seven assists from Kyrie Irving.
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