Posted March 30, 2013 on AP on Fox
Rookie Evan Fournier scored a season-high 19 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to 18 games by beating the Brooklyn Nets 109-87 Friday night. Denver improved to 33-3 at the Pepsi Center this season, the best home record in the league. Wilson Chandler had 16 points and Corey Brewer and Kosta Koufos added 13 points apiece for the Nuggets, who are one win shy of matching their longest home winning streak since Jan. 28-April 20, 1989, despite missing injured point guard Ty Lawson. He was ruled out for the third time in four games after an exam Thursday of his strained heel also revealed a plantar fascia tear in his right foot. In a statement, the Nuggets said surgery was not needed and characterized Lawson's playing status as day to day. Deron Williams scored 19 points for the Nets, who missed a chance for their team-record 21st road win of the season. It was the Nets' sixth consecutive loss to the Nuggets in...
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