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NBA: Atlanta 97, Denver 92

Paul Millsap scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 97-92 win over the Denver Nuggets.

NBA: Denver 120, Orlando 112

Kenneth Faried scored 16 of his 26 points during two key runs and the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Orlando Magic 120-112 on Wednesday night.

NBA: Denver 101, Milwaukee 90

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Kenneth Faried fired in 26 points Thursday, helping the Denver Nuggets break a five-game losing streak with a 101-90 triumph over Milwaukee.

NBA: Indiana 119, Denver 80

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- David West popped in 25 points and Roy Hibbert had a double-double Monday in the Indiana Pacers' 119-80 pounding of Denver.

NBA: New York 117, Denver 90

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Carmelo Anthony poured in 31 points Friday, helping the New York Knicks get back on the winning track with a 117-90 drubbing of Denver.

NBA: Denver 110, Milwaukee 100

DENVER, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Wilson Chandler led a strong third period that put Denver in control Wednesday on the way to a 110-100 victory over Milwaukee.

NBA: Denver 125, Sacramento 117

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Ty Lawson scored 27 points and Wilson Chandler added 20 more Sunday, lifting the Denver Nuggets over Sacramento 125-117.

NBA: Denver 109, Indiana 96

DENVER, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Wilson Chandler nailed four 3-pointers on his way to 25 points Saturday and the Denver Nuggets handled Indiana 109-96 to break a three-game skid.

NBA: Portland 110, Denver 105

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Aldridge scored his team's last 15 points Thursday -- the final eight coming from the foul line -- in boosting Portland over Denver 110-105.

NBA: Phoenix 117, Denver 103

PHOENIX, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Channing Frye pumped in 30 points on 12-of-16 shooting Sunday and the Phoenix Suns put the heat on Denver 117-103.

NBA: Cleveland 117, Denver 109

DENVER, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Kyrie Irving scored 23 points to pace Cleveland Friday and the Cavaliers held on in the second half for a 117-109 decision over Denver.

NBA: Denver 123, Golden State 116

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Nate Robinson came off the bench to make 9-of-12 from the field Wednesday and boost Denver to a 123-116 win over Golden State.

NBA: Denver 137, Los Angeles Lakers 115

DENVER, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Nate Robinson, Timofey Mozgov and Ty Lawson all broke the 20-point barrier Sunday and Denver used a big second half to roll over the Los Angeles Lakers 137-115.

NBA: Miami 97, Denver 94

DENVER, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- LeBron James provided 26 points with 10 assists Monday and the Miami Heat handed struggling Denver a seventh straight loss, 97-94.

NBA: Memphis 120, Denver 99

MEMPHIS, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Zach Randolph led Memphis with 20 points Saturday and the Grizzlies kept Denver on the skids with a 120-99 spanking of the Nuggets.
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Wilson Chandler
Detroit Pistons Richard Hamilton reaches for a ball while pushing New York Knicks Wilson Chandler (21) in the first quarter at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 7, 2008. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
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Wilson Chandler (born May 10, 1987 in Benton Harbor, Michigan) is an American basketball player currently with the Denver Nuggets. He played college basketball at DePaul University for two years before declaring for the NBA Draft. Chandler is listed at 6 ft 8 in. and 220 lbs. He plays the forward position. Chandler has exceptional leaping ability, finishes well at the basket, and is improving his mid-range jumper.

While he was growing up in Benton Harbor, Michigan, Chandler was raised by his grandparents. Chandler started playing basketball at Fairplain East Elementary School (in Benton Harbor, Michigan) when he was in fifth grade. Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were his favorite players.

Chandler went to Benton Harbor High School in Michigan. He received Michigan All-State mentions as a sophomore and junior, while averaging 22.4 points and 12 rebounds as a junior. He helped the Tigers to a 19–4 record. He was also named to the first team All-State by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan. As a senior, he averaged 24 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, and four blocks per game. That year, Chandler and the Tigers went undefeated during the regular season and were ranked #1 in the state. They were beat by eventual state champion, Holt High School, in the regional final. Chandler was named Mr. Basketball of Michigan for 2005.

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