Nuggets Escape Sixers, Win 14th Straight


0  Updated at 11:47 pm, March 21st, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(DENVER) — The Denver Nuggets are finding new ways to win every night.

Corey Brewer hit three free throws with 2.1 seconds remaining to lift the Denver Nuggets to their 14th straight win, 101-100 over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Down by two with 7.1 seconds left, Philadelphia’s Evan Turner went to the free throw line but missed two shots. Then Brewer attempted a three but was fouled by Damien Wilkins. 

After the free throws put Denver (48-22) ahead, the 76ers had one last chance but Wilkin’s jumper was blocked by Anthony Randolph to end it. “It’s crazy. To be honest, I didn’t think we had any chance of winning,” Brewer said. “Then he missed those free throws and I was like, ‘OK, we’ve got a little chance.’ He gave us life.”

The 14 straight wins continues the longest win streak in the Nugget’s NBA history. 

Philadelphia (26-42) has lost two in a row on their four game West Coast trip.

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