George Karl hopes speedy point guard Ty Lawson heals as fast as he plays. In the meantime, the Denver Nuggets coach is in no hurry to slow things down.
Corey Brewer sank three free throws with 2.1 seconds left and the Denver Nuggets stretched their franchise-best winning streak to 14 games with a 101-100 thriller over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night.
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 straight game for the first time since joining the NBA.
Andre Iguodala’s 3-pointer with 7.1 seconds left in overtime sent the Denver Nuggets to their 12th consecutive win, a 119-118 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night.
Carmelo Anthony scored just nine points before leaving early in the third quarter of the Knicks’ 117-94 blowout loss to the Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Ty Lawson matched his season high with 32 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets beat the injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves 111-88 Saturday night to stretch their home winning streak to 13 games, their longest in 14 years.
Denver beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-92 behind Ty Lawson’s 21 points, 11 assists and six rebounds. Danilo Gallinari was also among the seven Nuggets to score in double-figures, finishing with 20 points along with six assists and five boards.
Wilson Chandler tied his career high with 35 points and gladly watched Ty Lawson take the game-winning jumper.
Ty Lawson had 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Denver Nuggets scrambled down the stretch but held off the Blazers 111-109 on Wednesday night.
Masai Ujiri decided to give the Nuggets an opportunity to develop this season instead of disrupting their growth with a splashy trade move.