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Preview: Warriors at Nuggets

The Golden State Warriors locked up the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference and clinched the fifth 50-win season in franchise history on Monday, but questions about health remain. The Warriors will close out their regular season at the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday without center Andrew Bogut, who is out indefinitely with a broken rib. Bogut likely won’t be the only Golden State player getting a rest with the playoffs secure.

Nuggets 101, Jazz 94

Nuggets 101, Jazz 94: Randy Foye scored 26 points and Kenneth Faried had 24 points and collected a season-best 21 rebounds as host Denver handed Utah its 20th loss in 23 games. Evan Fournier added 23 points off the bench for the Nuggets, who have won three consecutive games for the first time since early January. Timofey Mozgov contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds as Denver posted a 52-39 advantage on the boards.

NBA: Nuggets stretch win streak to 13 by silencing Thunder

Ty Lawson scored 25 points and Andre Miller added 20 off the bench to spark the Denver Nuggets to their 13th NBA victory in a row, a 114-104 triumph Tuesday at Oklahoma City. Kenneth Faried added 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Nuggets, who improved to 47-22 and closed their gap on the Northwest division-leading Thunder to 50-18. The Nuggets' win streak set a record for the team's NBA history, although the club has its roots in the now-defunct rival American Basketball Association where they once won 15 games in a row.

UPDATE 1-NBA-Nuggets beat Cavaliers for ninth successive win

* Winning streak best since 2005 * High-powered offense continues (Adds details, quotes) Feb 9 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets have continued their sparkling form with a 111-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, extending their winning streak to nine games. Denver have averaged 114.6 points per game during the streak to move to 33-18, and fourth overall in the Western Conference. The nine games are the longest streak for Denver since winning 10 on the trot in 2005.

UPDATE 1-NBA-Nuggets tame Bulls for eighth straight win

(adds quotes, detail) * Big third quarter secures victory for Nuggets * Denver wins eight straight games for first time since 2010 Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets rolled to their eighth successive win with a 128-96 demolition of the Chicago Bulls at home on Thursday. Denver improved to 32-18 on the season with victory over the Bulls (29-20), who were blown away by a third-quarter blitz.
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