Though still short-handed, the Denver Nuggets appear to have moved past their recent struggles.
A matchup with the Sacramento Kings might help push those woes further into the rear-view mirror.
The Nuggets will try to record their fourth straight win overall and continue their mastery of the Kings on Monday night in Denver.
Before its current three-game win streak, Denver (21-17) had won only four times in its previous 16 games. The Nuggets have turned their fortunes around with balanced efforts. At least six Denver players have scored in double figures in each of the three wins, with Ty Lawson averaging 20.7 points and 11.7 assists to lead the way.
The point guard, who returned from a sprained left ankle at the beginning of the streak, had a team highs of 22 points and 11 assists in Sunday's 99-94 victory at San Antonio.
While Lawson is healthy again, the Nuggets' streak has come while leading scorer Danilo Gallinari (foot), starting big man Nene (calf) and reserve Rudy Fernan...