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  • Denver Nuggets Stretches Winning Streak To 14 Games

    23. March 2013

    The Denver Nuggets is the second hottest team in the National Basketball Association today.(sports.yahoo.com)

    If the Miami Heat is the hottest team in the National Basketball Association today, it is safe to say that the Denver Nuggets is the second top team in the NBA today.

    This developed after the Nuggest stretched their winning streak to 14 games after defeating the visiting Philadelphia Sixers 101-100. The 14th victory for the Nuggets is very sweet since the team is behind by as much as five points with 10 seconds left in the game before Nuggets forward Corey Brewer miraculously carry his team to victory. Brewer sank a three pointer and scored three straight free throws to keep the winning streak of his alive.

    The fans inside the Pepsi Center in Denver were very happy with the victory against the determined Sixers team. With their win, the Nuggets have the chance to extend their winning streak further and become part of the history of the NBA to be one of the teams who have a long winning streak in the league. The win also solidify further the status of the Nuggets in the Western Conference and gave them confidence as the NBA playoffs is fast approaching.

    Brewer said their victory is very sweet since they are on the brink of defeat before their amazing comeback to victory against the Sixers. He said the team is dead serious of winning their remaining games and the other NBA teams better prepare for their coming. Nuggets coach George Karl is very happy with their win and hoped his troops can sustain their winning run until the playoffs.

    Facts from the internet state that the Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado that plays in the NBA. NBA experts revealed that the team was founded as the Denver Larks in 1967 as a charter franchise of the American Basketball Association (ABA) but changed its name to Rockets before the first season.

    The experts said it changed its name again to the Nuggets in anticipation of a ABA-NBA merger in 1974, and played for the final ABA Championship title in 1976, losing to the New York Nets. They said the team joined the NBA in 1976 after the ABA-NBA merger and have some periods of success, making the playoffs for nine consecutive seasons in the 1980s and doing the same for the previous nine seasons.

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