Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 4/21/12
Now that the Denver Nuggets are in the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season, there will be no letting up for the final three games of the regular season. Coach George Karl wants his young team to gain some momentum, and there's still a chance to pass Dallas for the No. 6 spot in the Western Conference. Ty Lawson went 5 of 5 on three-pointers and had 29 points and 10 assists to lead Denver to the playoff-clinching 118-107 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday. Denver pulled within a half-game of Dallas, which played at Chicago on Saturday night and holds the tiebreaker over Denver. ''We have three games left and we are going to try to win all three of them. There won't be any rest going on here,'' Karl said. ''We are not in that mode. We are into getting better and coming together. It is a young team that will have to learn how to win in the playoffs. On the job training, but it has been done before.'' The Suns fell a half-game behind Utah for the eighth and final playo...
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