/N.B.A. Roundup: Nuggets Win After Scolding; Warriors Improve to 21-0

N.B.A. Roundup: Nuggets Win After Scolding; Warriors Improve to 21-0

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The Raptors’ Kyle Lowry being defended by Stephen Curry, who scored 44 points in the Warriors’ 112-109 win on Saturday.

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It took a tongue-lashing at halftime from their head coach to turn the Denver Nuggets around on both ends of the floor.

Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points, including the go-ahead slam dunk with under a minute remaining, to lead the Nuggets to a 108-105 victory over the 76ers on Saturday in Philadelphia.

Robert Covington scored 18 points and Isaiah Canaan had 15 for Philadelphia, which dropped to 1-20.

The rookie Jahil Okafor sat out the second game of a two-game suspension imposed by the 76ers on Wednesday after the release of a second video from a nightclub fight in Boston on Nov. 25.

Will Barton scored 16 points for Denver, and the Nuggets ended a five-game trip by winning their second straight after ending an eight-game skid on Thursday night.

“I can’t imagine flying back tonight with a loss,” Gallinari said.

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