Nuggets Stop Thunder in OT, 121-118

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0  Updated at 2:16 am, January 21st, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(DENVER) — Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried scored the go ahead basket in overtime, as the Nuggets stopped the Oklahoma City Thunder, 121-118, Sunday night.

With 46 seconds left in overtime, Faried drove to the hoop and scored, giving the Nuggets a 117-116 lead.

Faried finished the game with 16 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks.

The Thunder (32-9) trailed by 11 with 5:49 left in regulation, but Russell Westbrook tied the game when he hit a long three with 22 seconds to go in the fourth.

Thunder forward Kevin Durant led all scorers with 37 points.

With the win, the Nuggets (25-18) snapped a two game losing streak.

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