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Ty Lawson had 24 points and Danilo Gallinari added 23 for the Denver Nuggets as they won their sixth straight game, defeating the Sacramento Kings 120-113 on Tuesday night.
The deep and talented Nuggets used a 36-point third quarter to build a lead against the Kings that they never relinquished in winning their season-best third straight road game. They scored 70 second-half points when they shot nearly 64 percent.
The streaking Nuggets have won seven of eight games, including 11 in a row at home, where they own a 26-3 record, which ties Miami for the best mark in the NBA.
Kenneth Faried had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Andre Miller scored 16 and Kosta Koufos had 15 points and eight rebounds for Denver.
Marcus Thornton continued his torrid scoring of late, making five 3-pointers and getting 32 points for the Kings, who have lost eight of their last 10 games. They own the worst record in the Western Conference.
Isaiah Thomas had 23 points, Jason Thompson had 18 and John Salmons sc...
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DeMarcus Cousins allegedly got into a shouting match with a Kings fan as he was walking to the bench during Sacramento's game against Denver on Tuesday.
(Eds: Adds background, quotes. With AP Photos.) By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Sports Writer Before every game at the Pepsi Center, the public address announcer admonishes the crowd to drink plenty of water because at 5,280 feet one can get dehydrated pretty quickly.
It's more showmanship than a public health service, really, designed to remind opponents that they're about to play...
The Nuggets have won 11 in a row
I could almost--and maybe should credit this to the Denver Nuggets rather than just Andre Iguodala. The play was a pretty tremendous team effort. Iggy just happened to be the one finishing it off.
But oh what a finish!
The Denver Nuggets will reportedly be one of the top suitors after free-agent-to-be Kyle Korver this coming off-season.
According to the Denver Post:
Korver, an unrestricted free agent in his 10th year in the NBA, is expected to be one of the Nuggets top targets in the offseason as the team actively courts players who can fill that shooting void. Denver won’t be the only team looking...
While the Denver Nuggets' home winning streak already is quite impressive, the quality of competition they've faced during the run makes it even more noteworthy.
It likely won't be easy adding the surging Los Angeles Clippers to that list.
Denver seeks a 12th straight home win Thursday night against a Los Angeles team that has won five straight road games.
The Sacramento Kings lost for the eight time in their last 10 games after falling, 120-113, to the visiting Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins suffered his worst shooting performance of the season by going just 1 for 12 from the field. He was pulled from the game by head coach Keith Smart with 10:15 remaining in the fourth quarter and never returned.But...
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Klay Thompson made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 7.5 seconds remaining and finished with 20 points to lead the Golden State Warriors past the Sacramento Kings, 87-83 on Wednesday night.
Thompson then forced Tyreke Evans into an errant layup on the final possession to seal a sloppy win for the Warriors over the Western Conference's worst team. After dropping the first two in Sacramento...