facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Denver 115, Portland 111 (OT)

Jan. 16, 2013 at 12:04 AM

DENVER, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- A 3-point shot buried by Wilson Chandler with 14.9 seconds left in overtime Tuesday gave the Denver Nuggets a 115-111 win over Portland.

Chandler, who missed two months of the season because of a hip injury, converted off an assist from Andre Igoudala after LaMarcus Aldridge had tied the score 111-111 by sinking a pair of free throws with 32 seconds to play.

Chandler finished with 13 points and six rebounds. Ty Lawson led the Nuggets with 24 points and a dozen assists. Kenneth Faried added 21 points and 11 boards.

Denver won its sixth in a row and improved to 15-2 at home.

Aldridge scored 28 for the Blazers, who lost their third consecutive game. Nicolas Batum added 22.

Portland was held to 19 points in the third quarter but outscored Denver 23-18 in the fourth quarter to force overtime.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
UPI horse racing roundup
NFL upholds Tom Brady's 'deflategate' suspension
Houston Texans place Jadeveon Clowney on PUP
Kris Bryant walkoff homer lifts Chicago Cubs past Colorado Rockies
A-Rod's birthday homer helps New York Yankees top Texas Rangers