Sports - Denver Nuggets

Jan 7, 2011 3:51 AM by Lee Douglas

Nuggets lose second straight in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Tyreke Evans had 27 points and a season-high 12 assists to help the Sacramento Kings rout the Denver Nuggets 122-102 on Thursday night.

The Kings scored the first 11 points of the fourth quarter to build a 21-point lead in their highest-scoring game of the season.

They shot 56 percent and gave coach Paul Westphal his 300th career victory.

Carmelo Anthony had 26 points for Denver. The Nuggets, coming off a 106-93 road loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night, committed 23 turnovers.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)




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