Posted December 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Denver Nuggets' road-heavy schedule has seemed to catch up with them as they continue to find different ways to squander leads. That's not very encouraging for a team that hasn't had much success in Auburn Hills. Denver hopes to avoid a sixth loss in seven road contests Tuesday night against the Detroit Pistons, who have dropped five of their last seven overall. The Nuggets (10-11) are in the midst of a five-game road trip, part of a stretch in which they'll play eight of nine away from home. They've played consecutive games in Denver only once this season and won't do so again until a three-game homestand Jan. 1-5. Denver, which concludes its current trip at Minnesota on Wednesday, fell 112-106 at New York on Sunday despite leading by eight points one minute into the fourth quarter. It has dropped five of its last six road games, blowing leads of at least eight points three times. The Nuggets committed 16 turnovers Friday and are averaging 16.9 give...
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