Denver coach George Karl said he's seeing more confidence from his team lately. The Nuggets' next opponent might have lost some during a miserable stretch.
While seeking to improve its lackluster road record, Denver will try to take advantage of the struggling Dallas Mavericks and end a three-game skid in the series Friday night.
The Nuggets (16-14) have had few problems at home with nine win in 10 games but they're 7-13 on the road.
Denver, though, might be carrying a different attitude into this weekend's two-game trip after handing the surging Los Angeles Lakers a 126-114 defeat Wednesday. Corey Brewer tied a career high with 27 points, and Kenneth Faried and Ty Lawson were among the other players who also shined.
Faried had 21 points and 15 rebounds, while Lawson contributed 17 points and had his best assist-to-turnover ratio in any game at 14:0.
"It was just good to see us shoot the ball and beat a good team with some confidence,'' Karl said. "I just think the last couple ...