Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Hornets: Nuggets' 4th-Quarter Rally Leads to Win

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Denver Nuggets vs. New Orleans Hornets: Nuggets' 4th-Quarter Rally Leads to Win
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The Denver Nuggets were helped Friday night by an 11-0 run to start the fourth quarter to beat the New Orleans Hornets, 96-88.

The Nuggets were led by Danilo Gallinari, who scored 23 points in 39 minutes of play. Arron Afflalo and Andre Miller both scored 13 for the Nuggets, who are now 6-2, winning their last four games.

The Hornets were led by Greivis Vasquez, who had 16 points, and Carl Landry and Jarrett Jack, who both had 15. The Hornets fell to 2-5 and have lost their last five after starting the season with two wins. 

The Nuggets will travel to San Antonio to face the 5-2 Spurs, and the Hornets will head to Dallas to face the Mavericks before each team heads back to Denver on Monday for a rematch of Friday night's game.  

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