Found January 15, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
DENVER -- Wilson Chandler hit a 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds left in overtime and the Denver Nuggets rallied from blowing a late fourth-quarter lead to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111 on Tuesday night. Ty Lawson had 24 points and 12 assists and Kenneth Faried added 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets, who have won five straight and improved to 15-2 at home. Denver is 2-0 in overtime. LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 28 points and J.J. Hickson had 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Blazers. Nicolas Batum had 22 points for Portland, which fell to 5-1 in overtime. The Nuggets trailed by one when Danilo Gallinari, who finished with 25 points, hit a fadeaway 3-pointer that gave them a 109-107 lead with 1:08 left. Aldridge scored the next four points for Portland to tie the game but Chandler responded with a corner 3-pointer to give Denver the lead for good. Damian Lillard missed a desperation 3-pointer with 3.9 seconds left and Chandler, playing in just his sec...
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