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Gallinari leads Nuggets past Pacers, 76-73

DENVER (AP) — Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to spark a key fourth-quarter run, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 76-73 on Saturday night.

Ty Lawson added 15 points and 10 assists for the Nuggets, who won games on successive nights after losing six of seven coming into the back-to-back set.

David West had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Pacers, who lost for the 10th time in 11 games. Indiana also dropped its sixth straight game in Denver.

Both teams were held to season lows in scoring with Indiana hitting just 30.7 percent of its shots from the field and Denver making 36.6 percent.

With 27.5 seconds remaining in the third quarter, C.J. Miles, who finished with 16 points, made a 3-pointer to even the score at 55-55 heading into the fourth quarter.

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