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Gallinari, Lawson lead Nuggets past Celtics

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

DENVER (AP) -- Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 26 points to help the Denver Nuggets snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 97-90 Tuesday night.

Andre Miller and Kosta Koufos added 11 points apiece and Kenneth Faried had 16 rebounds to go with his seven points to help the Nuggets gain a split of their season series with Boston, which last week beat Denver in triple overtime to end the Nuggets' nine-game winning streak and start their losing streak.

Jeff Green had 20 points off the bench to lead the Celtics, who have been playing well despite losing Rajon Rondo (torn ACL), Jared Sullinger (back surgery) and Leandro Barbosa (torn ACL) to season-ending injuries in the past month.

Avery Bradley added 17 points and Courtney Lee had 15 for the Celtics, who lost their fourth in a row to the Nuggets in Denver.


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