The Denver Nuggets defeated the Houston Rockets 93-87 in a NBA game Wednesday night.
Ty Lawson scored 21 points for the Nuggets, and Kenneth Faried, a second-year player who holds the NCAA modern-era record for rebounds with 1,673 in his college career, added 16 points and 16 rebounds.
James Harden, the Rockets' newest acquisition, had a tough night and finished with a season-low 15 points on 5 of 15 shooting.
Carlos Delfino led the Houston Rockets with 19 points and Patrick Patterson followed with 18 points.
Omer Asik added 10 points and Jeremy Lin had six points, six steals and six assists for the Rockets, who have lost two straight since opening the season with back-to-back victories.