Nuggets top Rockets; tie team mark with 20th straight home win

Nuggets top Rockets; tie team mark with 20th straight home win

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DENVER, CO - APRIL 6: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets looks to drive against the Denver Nuggets on April 6, 2013 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado.

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by DENNIS GEORGATOS / The Associated Press

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Posted on April 7, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 8 at 11:07 AM

DENVER (AP) -- Wilson Chandler scored 21 points in place of the injured Danilo Gallinari to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Houston Rockets 132-114 Saturday for their 20th consecutive win at home, matching a team record.

Reserve Corey Brewer led the Nuggets with 22 points. Andre Iguodala had 18 points and a season-high 14 assists, while Andre Miller added 11 points and 12 assists as Denver finished with a season high in points while improving to a league-best 35-3 at home.

The Nuggets also won 20 in a row at home from Jan. 9-March 30, 1985.

Jeremy Lin scored 23 points for the Rockets, who lost their seventh straight to the Nuggets, including all four this season. James Harden added 14 points for Houston, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.

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