Arron Afflalo scored 28 points as the Denver 97, at Pepsi Center.

Al Harrington added 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Ty Lawson finished with 11 points and 10 assists for the Nuggets, who won for the fifth time in six games.

Lance Thomas had 18 points and Jarrett Jack netted 17 for New Orleans, which dropped its fourth straight.