Denver, CO (Sports Network) - Corey Brewer came off the bench and buried six 3-pointers en route to 27 points on Wednesday, as the Denver Nuggets downed the Los Angeles Lakers, 126-114, at Pepsi Center.
Kenneth Faried finished with 21 points and 15 rebounds and Ty Lawson added 17 points and 14 assists for the Nuggets, who have won two of their last three.
Andre Iguodala stuffed the stat sheet with 17 points, 11 boards, seven assists and three steals, while Danilo Gallinari donated 19 points and Kosta Koufos added 10 in the victory.
Kobe Bryant poured in a game-high 40 points and Pau Gasol followed with 19 points for the Lakers, who had their five-game win streak snapped.
Dwight Howard finished with 12 points and seven rebounds before being ejected in the third quarter when he was whistled for a Flagrant 2 foul for a blow to the head of a driving Faried.