Nuggets 92, Pacers 89: JaVale McGee and Corey Brewer scored 20 points apiece to spark a 55-point effort by the bench in visiting Denver's victory.
Backup point guard Andre Miller added 15 points and eight assists and scored eight during a decisive 10-0 run late in the game to help the Nuggets snap a four-game road losing streak.
Paul George scored 22 points to pace five starters in double figures for Indiana, which had its two-game winning streak snapped and lost for the second time in six games.
Danilo Gallinari's 3-pointer ignited a 7-0 spurt that put the Nuggets ahead 80-74 midway through the fourth, but the Pacers clawed back and took an 85-82 lead on George's 3-pointer with 3 1/2 minutes to play.
Miller rallied the Nuggets by scoring six unanswered points in the next 49 seconds to make it 88-85. McGee capped a perfect 9-for-9 night from the floor and Miller hit a jumper for a 92-85 edge with a minute left.
GAME NOTEBOOK: David West had 18 points and 11 rebounds and George Hill added 15 points and 10 assists for the Pacers. ... Nuggets C Kosta Koufos was back in the lineup after sitting out the last game with the flu. He scored 12 points. ... Led by McGee's 16 points, Denver's bench doubled the scoring output of its starters in the first half (34-17).