Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood a 38-point performance by Stephen Curry to hand the Golden State Warriors their third loss of the season, 112-110, on Wednesday night in Denver.
The defending NBA champion Warriors (36-3) had won seven straight since their previous defeat, 114-91 at Dallas on Dec. 30.
Will Barton scored 21 for the Nuggets, who got their first win over the Warriors in five games. Gary Harris added 18 points.
The Warriors trailed, 109-102, with a minute left but closed to within 111-110 on a Klay Thompson three-point shot with three seconds left. After Gallinari made one of two free throws, Thompson missed a long three at...