Wilson Chandler scored 21 points in place of the injured Danilo Gallinari to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Houston Rockets 132-114 Saturday for their 20th consecutive win at home, matching a team record.
Reserve Corey Brewer led the Nuggets with 22 points. Andre Iguodala had 18 points and a season-high 14 assists, while Andre Miller added 11 points and 12 assists as Denver finished with a season high in points while improving to a league-best 35-3 at home.
The Nuggets also won 20 in a row at home from Jan. 9-March 30, 1985.
Jeremy Lin scored 23 points for the Rockets, who lost their seventh straight to the Nuggets, including all four this season. James Harden added 14 points for Houston, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.
Denver was playing for the first time since losing the sharp-shooting Gallinari to a season-ending left knee injury. Gallinari was injured when his knee buckled as he drove the lane in Thursday's win against Dallas.
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