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by Sulaiman Folarin / @sulaiman4real Denver, CO – Ty Lawson scored 24 points and dished out 9 assists in the Denver Nuggets 117-104 win over the visiting Miami Heat at the Pepsi Center Friday night. The Heat, coming off back-to-back road losses, was expected to run through the Nuggets, but it was coach George Karl’s team that was doing the running through. “They just broke us down too many times, broke down our defense too many times and was able to get pretty much whatever they wanted,” said LeBron James, who finished with a game-high 35 points. Miami jumped all over Denver early, scoring the first 6 points of the game through James and Dwyane Wade. But the Nuggets’ first 6 points came from an unexpected source: center Timofey Mozgov. Mozgov is known more for his aggressive plays while plucking rebounds and blocking shots, and he picked up 3 block shots that kept the team in it early. Before the game, while the locker room was open to the media for pregame, Wade asked Chris Bosh if...
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