DENVER, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Nene fueled a second-half comeback Wednesday and the Denver Nuggets, despite losing Carmelo Anthony to an ejection, defeated Milwaukee 105-94.
Anthony was kicked out of the game near the end of the third period after picking up two technical fouls in the span of 46 seconds. Nevertheless, the Nuggets overcame a five-point halftime deficit to win their fifth straight.
Nene scored 24 points, hitting 8-of-9 from the field, and J.R. Smith added 20 with 10 rebounds. Anthony scored 14 before leaving the floor.
John Salmons had 21 points for Milwaukee. The Bucks have lost seven out of eight.