Posted January 06, 2013 on AP on Fox
Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets rebounded from a rare home loss to beat the Utah Jazz 110-91 on Saturday night. Andre Iguodala added 18 points and Kenneth Faried had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets, who improved to 11-2 at home this season after their eight-game winning streak at the Pepsi Center was snapped Thursday in a loss to Minnesota. The Nuggets extended their recent success against Utah at home, winning for the eighth time in the past 10 meetings between the teams at the Pepsi Center. Paul Millsap had 15 points to lead the Jazz, who were without center Enes Kanter (ankle) and guard Mo Williams (right thumb surgery). Leading by four at the break, the Nuggets stretched their advantage to 60-47 by outscoring the Jazz 11-2 to start the third quarter, culminating the run with a 3-pointer by Ty Lawson, who finished with 14 points, and a driving dunk by Iguodala. The Jazz responded with a 12-0 run of their own, getting successive 3-pointers a...

Metta World Peace Pesters Danilo Gallinari To No End

Metta World Peace had one of the very few highlights during the Lakers game against the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night in LA, and it came in the form of pure hustle. Metta bothered Danilo Gallinari to no end defensively on one play in the 4th quarter and it eventually ended up in a 24-second violation by the Nuggets. The video itself isn’t too impressive, but combined with Yakety...

JaVale McGee leaps over teammates for dunk

In this week's edition of "That's So JaVale McGee", the Nuggets center showed off his insane aerial abilities against the Los Angeles Lakers.Watch as McGee follows a missed shot by Kosta Koufos and slam down a two-handed jam over two of his teammates:

Ty Lawson steals JeVale McGee’s shoe (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson figured he had to provide some entertainment during the Nuggets 110-91 blowout win against the Jazz on Saturday.  He stole teammate JeVale McGee’s shoe while the starters were on the bench during the last minute of the game. How cute.  I remember when I used to flirt with girls by taking their things.  But, I guess that’s what McGee gets for...

JaVale McGee Dunks on Teammate Andre Miller During Nuggets’ Win Over Lakers (Video)

JaVale McGee owes a lot of his highlights this season to Andre Miller. The heady Nuggets point guard has made a lot of big men like McGee better over the years, and the athletic young center has been the beneficiary of quite a few alley-oop dunks off perfectly placed lobs from the 14-year veteran. Miller made a highlight possible for McGee in a different manner on Sunday. During...

Ty Lawson Steals JaVale's Shoe

I am on a Rocky Mountain high right now. The Nuggets played one of the hardest schedules and managed to stay above .500 even with injuries. Now the team will be smooth sailing here as they amount many wins like they did last night against the Lakers.

Faried spurs Nuggets past Jazz

DENVER -- Kenneth Faried got off his sick bed to play Saturday night. It certainly made an impact on his teammates, who got off the mat to deliver one of their best games of the season. Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 26 points, Faried had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Nuggets washed away the sting of a disappointing loss to beat the Utah Jazz 110-91. Andre Iguodala...

Nuggets keep Lakers stuck in slump

Ty Lawson had 21 points and 10 assists, Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points and hit a big 3-pointer with 13.8 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets beat the struggling Los Angeles Lakers 112-105 Sunday night for their fifth win in seven games.

Millsap, Jazz defense clamp down in win over Suns

PHOENIX – Paul Millsap had three new stitches in his ear. His voice box was affected by an elbow to the throat and his midsection was hurting from a charge to the ribs. But the Utah Jazz had a road win and Millsap was happy. For the Phoenix Suns, the pain and unhappiness was written all over the box score. Millsap had 19 points and Al Jefferson had 12 of his 21 points during...

Jazz-Nuggets Preview

Coming off a rare home loss, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl says he expects to see his team fired up Saturday night. The Utah Jazz can't be happy to hear that. The Nuggets try to avoid back-to-back defeats at the Pepsi Center for the first time in almost a year as they host the Jazz, losers of seven of nine in Denver. While the Nuggets (18-16) have gone 8-14 in opposing...

Suns slow down after hot start vs. Jazz

PHOENIX (AP) -- Al Jefferson helped the Utah Jazz dominate the paint and the game Friday night. Jefferson scored 21 points and Paul Millsap added 19 to lead the Utah Jazz past the slumping Phoenix Suns, 87-80 on Friday night. "We kept attacking and didn't settle for too many outside shots," Jefferson said. "We kept attacking the paint." The Jazz were dominant...

Iguodala Throws Down Dunk After Sick Crossover

Video: Iguodala posterizes the Utah Jazz
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