Nuggets golden against Warriors

Iguodala scores 29 for Denver

Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points as the Nuggets won their third in a row with a 102-91 win over Festus Ezeli and Golden State on Friday night in Denver. Enlarge photo

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Danilo Gallinari scored 20 points as the Nuggets won their third in a row with a 102-91 win over Festus Ezeli and Golden State on Friday night in Denver.

DENVER

Andre Iguodala scored a season-high 29 points 20 in the second half and Ty Lawson had 18 points and nine assists to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Golden State Warriors 102-91 on Friday night.

Danilo Gallinari added 20 points for the Nuggets, while Kenneth Faried chipped in a game-high 11 rebounds. Corey Brewer chipped in nine points off the bench.

The Nuggets (7-6) have won three consecutive games.

Warriors scoring leader Stephen Curry was held to six points in his lowest-scoring game since early last season. David Lee led Golden State with 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Carl Landry had 19 points.

Curry, in foul trouble most of the night, attempted only three shots deep into the game and didnt score until he hit a 3-pointer with 3:21 left. He hit another with 1:35 left to cut Denvers lead to 10 at 101-91.

The Warriors missed their first nine shots of the third quarter as Denver went from six down to a 62-53 lead. Iguodala scored nine points to ignite a 17-0 run that began at the end of the first half.

With Curry scoreless, Landry and Jack tried to pick up the slack. Landry had six consecutive points to pull Golden State to 66-63, but Lawson led the way as the Nuggets took a 78-70 lead heading into the fourth.

Denver used a 9-0 run at the 10 minute mark to pull away. Iguodala scored four points, and JaVale McGee had a dunk and a free throw that made it 91-74 with 7:28 remaining.

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