Nuggets Rally to Extend Winning Streak 3/22/13
UNDATED - Corey Brewer made three free throws with 2.1 seconds left to lift Denver to a 101-100 win over Philadelphia for the Nuggets 14th straight win. Brewer finished with 29 points including a 3-pointer with 9.2 seconds left that got Denver within two points of the lead.
Evan Turner had a chance to ice the game for Philadelphia but missed a pair of free throws with 7.1 seconds left to set the stage for Brewer to win it.
Damien Wilkins scored 24 for the 76ers and Jrue (DROO) Holliday chipped in with 18 and 15 assists.
In other NBA action;
- Isaiah Thomas scored 24 points and Tyreke Evans scored 11 of his 21 in the fourth quarter to help Sacramento top Minnesota 101-98. The injury-plagued Timberwolves are 7-28 since Jan. 8.
- Portland got 28 points from LaMarcus Aldridge and 24 from Damian Lillar in a 99-89 win over Chicago that completed a two-game season sweep of the Bulls.