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Denver keeps on rolling towards the postseason with a huge 113-96 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night in Salt Lake City, Utah. The surging Nuggets push their record to 51-24 (3rd in the western conference) on the season.
The highlight of the night goes to Andre Miller and Kenneth Faried. The teammates connected on a half-court lob and the rest is history.
Andre Miller has been one of the NBA’s most dynamic passers over the last decade or so, and Kenneth Faried has emerged as one of the association’s most explosive dunkers. Watching these two hook up from 50-feet with such ease is an amazing thing to watch.
This big-time finish pushed the Nuggets’ lead to 71-56 with about 5 minutes to play in the 3rd quarter. Denver cruised to their 2nd straight win with help from Faried, who had 19 points and 8 rebounds, and Miller, who chipped in with 13 points and 6 dimes on the night.
The Nuggets have become the NBA’s most exciting teams (sorry Clippers’ fans, but they have) and a battle between them and the Golden State Warriors seems imminent for the post-season.
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Danilo Gallinari and his Denver Nuggets teammates celebrated a late three-ball by Gallo that helped down the Jazz on Wednesday night with an ‘Italian kiss’ to the hand:
Through his official Facebook, Danilo Gallinari confirmed the worst fears of Thursday night’s injury against the Mavericks, he has a torn ACL and he is done for the year.
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Danilo Gallinari will miss the remainder of the season.
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