Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/1/13
DENVER -- Danilo Gallinari scored 17 points, Andre Miller had 12 points and 12 assists in his first start of the season, and the Denver Nuggets ended the Los Angeles Clippers' 17-game winning streak with a 92-78 win Tuesday night. Blake Griffin scored 12 points, and DeAndre Jordan had 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Clippers, who lost for the first time since falling at home to the New Orleans Hornets on Nov. 26. Los Angeles was mostly dominant during the longest winning streak in the league this season. Only three times did the Clippers win games by five points or fewer, and they beat the Nuggets by 12 at the Staples Center on Christmas Day. It was a different story on New Year's Day. Denver, missing point guard Ty Lawson due to a strained left Achilles tendon, had six players in double figures and was in front most of the game. The Nuggets led by as many as 12 points in the first half before the Clippers cut it to 48-43 with a run late in the second quarter. Los Angeles ...
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