03/20/2013 12:13 AM
03/20/2013 12:14 AM
Ty Lawson scored 25 points, Andre Miller had 20 points and nine assists and the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-104 Tuesday night to win a 13th consecutive game for the first time since joining the NBA.
The Nuggets trailed by one at halftime but took control in the third quarter and never let Oklahoma City reclaim the lead. Denver moved within 31/2 games of the Thunder in the Northwest Division and became the first team this season to beat Oklahoma City three times.
It’s also a big win in the chase for home-court advantage in the playoffs for Denver, which is tied with Miami for the NBA’s best home record at 30-3.
PACERS 95, MAGIC 73
At Indianapolis, Paul George scored 19 points, and Tyler Hansbrough had 14 points and 14 rebounds, leading Indiana to a rout of struggling Orlando.
BUCKS 102, TRAIL BLAZERS 95
At Milwaukee, Brandon Jennings scored 24 points, and Monta Ellis added 21 to help Milwaukee hang on for a victory over Portland.
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