While the reigning NBA champs continue to dominate the headlines, the Denver Nuggets are putting together a remarkable run of their own.
The Nuggets go for a 14th consecutive victory and 16th in a row at home Thursday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, losers of 14 straight on the road.
One night after escaping with a 119-118 overtime win at Chicago, Denver (47-22) made an even bigger statement with Tuesday's 114-104 victory at Oklahoma City. Ty Lawson led the way with 25 points and Andre Miller added 20, nine assists and seven rebounds off the bench as the Nuggets snapped the Thunder's 20-game home winning streak against Western Conference teams.
"It's cool. I'm sure a lot of people didn't think we would get this game, but we talked about having some pride, working hard and practicing," said Miller, who celebrated his 37th birthday Tuesday. "We put in a lot of work to get to this point, so at least we came out and gave a good effort and it paid off."
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