Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points, Linas Kleiza had 22 and the Denver Nuggets won their third straight with a 129-116 victory over the banged-up Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.
Chauncey Billups had 14 and Chris Andersen added 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets, who entered playing leading Portland by 1 1/2 games in the Northwest Division and have won 8 of their last games.
Jamal Crawford had 30 points and Kelenna Azubuike scored 21 for the Warriors, who have lost four straight and 5 of their last six.
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