ATLANTA (AP) _ Paul Millsap scored 23 points, Kyle Korver had 15 and Atlanta earned its sixth straight win.
The Hawks got off to a fast start, bolting to a 57-36 halftime lead.
Al Horford and DeMarre Carroll each had 11 points and combined for 17 Atlanta rebounds.
Wilson Chandler finished with a season-high 29 points for the Nuggets, and Timofey Mozgov had 14 points. Chandler and Mozgov combined for 21 rebounds.
Denver began the season with a win over Detroit before losing seven of eight. A Nov. 17 victory at Cleveland started a 7-1 stretch, but the Nuggets have dropped their last three.