First, Andre Iguodala threw a bad pass. Then, he took too many steps.
Two costly turnovers late in a close game. In his Denver home debut, no less.
Miffed by his miscues, Iguodala went to work, scoring six of his 17 points over the final three minutes to help the Denver Nuggets hold off the Detroit Pistons 109-97 on Tuesday night.
''When I make a mistake, I really want to make it up,'' Iguodala said.
And make it up he certainly did as he played a big role in the Nuggets snapping a three-game skid.
Even before tipoff, Iguodala got the capacity crowd riled up by grabbing the microphone and giving an impassioned speech to the fans: ''This is a big year for us! We need your support!''
Then, he came through at crunch time. Not just with his offensive exploits, either, but his defensive intensity as well. He also added 10 rebounds.
''He was a presence everywhere, on every part of the court,'' Danilo Gallinari said. ''He's great for us when he plays like that.''
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