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Hochman: Red-Hot Denver Nuggets Having a Heavenly Run
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The last time the Nuggets did this, they weren't even the Nuggets. On Jan. 25, 1970, the Denver Rockets won their 15th consecutive game, a franchise record that lasted through a name change and a league change, through Moe and Mutombo and Melo. But Saturday night at the Pepsi Center, the current Nuggets matched the streak, tying a franchise record that's stood six years longer than Andre Miller's life. It wasn't easy. And it took a clutch three-point play by Miller to secure the 101-95 win against Sacramento. Denver led by just three points with less than a minute left, when the 37-year-old point guard suddenly streaked to the basket for a quick layup and was fouled. The free throw gave Denver a 97-92 lead, and the

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