Carmelo Anthony simply won’t recognize these Denver Nuggets – even though he had just about everything to do with the makeup of their roster.
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.
Corey Brewer scored 22 points and Ty Lawson had 18 in the Denver Nuggets’ 104-88 win over the depleted Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
JaVale McGee had 17 points, including seven dunks, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a four-game road losing streak with a 113-99 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
Masai Ujiri decided to give the Nuggets an opportunity to develop this season instead of disrupting their growth with a splashy trade move.
Tthe Denver Nuggets now have back-to-back losses since their nine-game winning streak. Rudy Gay drained a pull-up jumper with less than five seconds remaining as Toronto knocked off the Nuggets 109-108.
The Boston Celtics relied on their veterans to help them win the matchup of the NBA’s two hottest teams.
Paul Pierce had 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 118-114 triple overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
The Nuggets won for the 15th time in 18 games since Jan. 1 with Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler leading the way this time.
Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points and the Denver Nuggets rallied past the Milwaukee Bucks 112-104 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory.