DENVER, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- J.J. Hickson and Wilson Chandler scored 19 points apiece Sunday, elevating the Denver Nuggets over New Orleans 102-93.
Hickson hauled down 11 rebounds and Nate Robinson came off the bench to pop in 14 points as the Nuggets improved to 3-3 following a seven-game winning streak.
Kenneth Faried added 12 points with nine rebounds.
Ty Lawson also put in 12 points to go with eight assists for Denver.
The short-handed Pelicans, playing without Anthony Davis (broken hand) and Tyreke Evans (sprained ankle), got 26 points from Ryan Anderson.
Austin Rivers provided 17 off the bench.
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