The Brooklyn Nets' struggles continue as they were handily defeated by the Denver Nuggets 111-87 on Tuesday night.

Tomofey Mozgov scored 17 for the Nuggets but more impressively had 20 rebounds on the night.  Kennetch Faried and Jordan Hamilton each contributed 15 points as the Nuggets' bench went on to score 57 points in the game.  They are currently the second-highest scoring bench team in the NBA.

Denver put the Nets away in the third with a 15-0 run and outscored Brooklyn 35-15 in the quarter.

Joe Johnson led the feeble Brooklyn effort with 22 points, who fall to 5-13 on the season.  The Nets will face the New York Knicks on Thursday night.