Kenneth Faried had 24 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday night as the Denver Nuggets beat the visiting Knicks, 110-94. The victory was the Nuggets’ eighth straight against the Knicks at Pepsi Center.
The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony finished with 30 points against his former team. He is now 0-3 when playing at his old home since being traded to the Knicks in February 2011.
Kristaps Porzingis was limited to 6 points in his return after missing a game with a bruised left leg. The Knicks were dealt a blow before the game when forward Lance Thomas hurt his left knee in warm-ups.
Center Nikola Jokic scored 8 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter for the Nuggets, who had six players score in double figures.
The Knicks cut the deficit to 89-82 with 6 minutes 42 seconds left on a layup by Porzingis. But the…