The Denver Nuggets have been scoring at will for the last month, dominating teams at home and playing like a serious contender in the Western Conference.
All of the talk from the team after its last game, though, was how it finally finished strong on the defensive end.
The Nuggets try to win seven straight for the first time in just over two years when they continue a season-high six-game homestand Tuesday night against a Milwaukee Bucks team that has never had much success in Denver.
Denver (30-18) is on its second six-game win streak in four weeks, part of a 13-3 surge since the calendar moved to 2013. It has helped that 13 of those 16 games have come at home, where the Nuggets are 20-3 and averaging 108.2 points.
They've won five in a row on their own court, putting up even better offensive numbers. Denver, which last won seven straight overall Nov. 20-Dec. 5, 2010, is averaging 115.0 points and shooting 50.5 percent during the home win streak.
The Nuggets, though, are a...