Posted April 26, 2012 on AP on Fox
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The Denver Nuggets are cruising into the playoffs, and capping the regular season against the woeful Minnesota Timberwolves may just keep it that way. Coach George Karl is also planning to take advantage of the seemingly lopsided matchup. Karl is looking to limit playing time for key contributors as the Nuggets try to continue their dominance of the Timberwolves on Thursday night. Denver (37-28) has won three straight and 10 of 14 to match a franchise record with its ninth straight trip to the postseason. "You do this in the month of April and a lot of things and a lot of pressure and a lot of stress have been on you, I think that it shows that our guys have a pretty big heart and have some good character," Karl said. "Everybody feels that we're playing our best basketball right now," he added. The Nuggets' playoff opponent is still undecided, with either the Los Angeles Lakers or Oklahoma City as potential foes. A win over Minnesota (26-39) would s...
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