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Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets goes up for the dunk against the Oklahoma City Thunder during an NBA game on March 19, 2013 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. (credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Beat Thunder For First 13-Game Win Streak

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.

03/19/2013

Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets grabs a rebound against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 10, 2012 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Youthful Nuggets Among The Top Contenders In West

The Denver Nuggets have turned into a trendy pick this season to be a top contender in the ultra-competitive Western Conference.

10/24/2012

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LeBron Too Much For Thunder; Heat Again 2 Wins From Title

The Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title. The difference now? LeBron James isn’t letting his head get in the way of his talent.

06/18/2012

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NBA Finals Pits LeBron Versus Durant

LeBron James versus Kevin Durant. It is the story of these NBA finals. One of them will emerge with his first championship and probably the title of best player in the game.

06/12/2012

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Thunderstruck: OKC Fans Go Crazy For NBA

Oklahoma sports fans previously split their loyalties between OU and OSU, but now the state has become united behind OKC, as the Thunder prepare for the Heat in the NBA Finals.

06/11/2012

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NBA Finals: Will The Heat Scorch The Thunder?

After a labor related splintered season, the NBA Finals is quite the perfect storm. In a battle of epic meteorological proportions, the Thunder takes on the Heat. But more importantly, this is the matchup that seems to be the one most of the basketball universe wants to see.

06/11/2012

CBS4's Vic Lombardi jokes around with George Karl (credit: CBS)

Karl Likes Nuggets As They Are, Not Sure About Active Offseason

Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl told CBS4’s Vic Lombardi he likes that the division rival Oklahoma City Thunder is heading to the NBA championship game.

06/10/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - APRIL 25:  Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets takes a jump shot over Thabo Sefolosha #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game on April 25, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.(Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Beat Thunder 106-101 To Avoid No. 8 Seed

Ty Lawson scored 25 points, Kenneth Faried added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-101 on Wednesday night to ensure they won’t be the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.

04/25/2012

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives against Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets during the game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets on February 19, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Durant Scores 51 As Thunder Top Nuggets 124-118

Kevin Durant scored a career-best 51 points for the top performance in the NBA this season, Russell Westbrook added 40 and Serge Ibaka had his first career triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 124-118 in overtime Sunday night.

02/19/2012

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during player introductions prior to the game against the Denver Nuggets on April 8, 2011 at the Oklahoma City Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Confident They Can Contain Durant

The Nuggets went 18-7 with their reshaped and rejuvenated roster, but two of those losses came against Oklahoma City when Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant torched them for 60 points and 16 rebounds in a home-and-home sweep of Denver a week and a-half ago.

04/15/2011

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