Posted January 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Denver Nuggets are on the verge of their longest win streak of the season but that run has come mainly against teams with lackluster records. That will change if the Nuggets can get past the visiting Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, and they might finally have Wilson Chandler available to help them out. After splitting eight games, Denver has gotten back on track by averaging 107.0 points in its four consecutive wins but only one of those victories has come over a team that currently owns a winning record - Utah at 20-19. The Nuggets (22-16) needed a late surge to beat their third consecutive sub-.500 opponent Friday. Ty Lawson hit a tiebreaking layup with 1:48 to go in a 98-91 victory over Cleveland and Danilo Gallinari sank a key 3-pointer with 34.9 seconds left. Gallinari finished with 23 points and Kosta Koufos had a career-high 21. "It was an important shot and it was important that we got this win at home," said Gallinari, who is averaging a team-best 21.0 points...
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