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 Nuggets (40-22), who are 26-3 at the Pepsi Center, have been solid no matter where they've played lately, winning six straight and 16 of their last 20 overall after beating Sacramento 120-113 on the road Tuesday.
Ty Lawson is averaging 23.8 points over his last 11 games after scoring 24, and Danilo Gallinari added 23 for Denver, which ranks third in the NBA at 105.7 points per game.
"Early in the season we lost some leads on the road in the fourth quarter, and we lost some tough games lately,'' said coach George Karl, whose team is averaging 112.0 points during its six-game streak. "But we're a young team and young teams ...