Dec 15, 2009 12:22 AM
DENVER (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points - his fourth straight game with at least 30 - and the Denver Nuggets extended their run of success against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a
102-93 victory Monday night.
J.R. Smith added 19 points and Chris Andersen had 15 for the Nuggets, who beat the Thunder for the fifth consecutive time.
Kevin Durant led Oklahoma City with 32 points for his ninth straight game of 25 or more, the longest active streak in the NBA.
Russell Westbrook and Nick Collison scored 14 points apiece for the Thunder, who haven't beaten the Nuggets since April 2008.
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