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Nuggets hold off Pelicans, 118-111, in double overtime
Nuggets hold off Pelicans, 118-111, in double overtime

Will Barton scored 25 points, including the tying three-pointer late in the first overtime, and the undermanned Denver Nuggets won their fourth straight, 118-111 over the New Orleans Pelicans in double overtime Sunday night. Kenneth Faried had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Denver. Danilo Gallinari added 17 points, including a three that gave the Nuggets a 114-109 lead with 1:30 left in the second overtime. Ty Lawson added 19 points and Jameer Nelson 18 for Denver, which won even as Coach Melvin Hunt chose to rest three regulars — Wilson Chandler, Randy Foye and Darrell Arthur — so the team could get a better look at some younger players. Anthony Davis had 36 points, 14...

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