G Emmanuel Mudiay returned after missing four games with a sprained right ankle. He played the final two minutes and scored seven points.
C Nikola Jokic had 13 points, seven rebounds and five assists before being ejected early in the fourth quarter, but the Nuggets (19-15) closed it out to win their third straight.
F Trey Lyles added 16 points and eight rebounds against his former team, and the Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz 107-83 on Tuesday night.
G Gary Harris and G/F Wilson Chandler each scored 15 points for Denver.
G Jamal Murray scored 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Murray led the way in the first quarter with 13 points to give the Nuggets a 13-point lead at one point.
G/F Wilson Chandler and Gary Harris each scored 15 points for Denver.