NBA: Denver 113, Cleveland 103

Feb. 9, 2013 at 10:32 PM

CLEVELAND, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A combined 36 points from Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried Saturday sparked Denver to its ninth straight win, a 111-103 decision over Cleveland.

Gallinari finished with 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Faried had 17 points and hauled down seven rebounds.

The Nuggets reeled off a ninth consecutive victory for the first time since the 2004-05 season with the help of Andre Iguodala's 14 points, seven assists and four rebounds, and JaVale McGee's 6-of-7 performance from the field en route to 13 points.

The Cavaliers, meanwhile, saw their three-game winning streak snapped despite 26 points, six rebounds and seven assists from Kyrie Irving.

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