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Associated Press, Published March 08 2013

Nuggets hold down home court, beat Wolves

DENVER – Ty Lawson matched his season high with 32 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets beat the injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves 111-88 Saturday night to stretch their home winning streak to 13 games, their longest in 14 years.

Minnesota 24 25 21 18 – 88

Denver 27 23 33 28 – 111

MINNESOTA (88): Gelabale 8-10 1-1 19, Williams 4-14 5-9 13, Stiemsma 4-7 0-0 8, Rubio 4-9 3-4 11, Ridnour 2-7 3-3 7, Shved 2-11 1-2 5, Barea 6-14 0-0 15, Cunningham 4-8 0-0 8, Johnson 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 35-84 13-19 88.

DENVER (111): Gallinari 2-7 5-5 11, Faried 2-5 0-0 4, Koufos 4-5 0-0 8, Lawson 12-17 4-4 32, Iguodala 4-10 2-3 11, Brewer 7-13 1-2 15, McGee 4-4 0-0 8, Chandler 2-5 2-4 7, Mozgov 0-0 0-0 0, A.Miller 3-6 2-2 8, Fournier 0-1 2-2 2, Randolph 0-1 0-0 0, Hamilton 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 42-78 18-22 111.

3-Point Goals: Minnesota 5-18 (Barea 3-6, Gelabale 2-2, Rubio 0-1, Williams 0-1, Shved 0-4, Ridnour 0-4), Denver 9-17 (Lawson 4-4, Gallinari 2-5, Hamilton 1-1, Iguodala 1-1, Chandler 1-2, A.Miller 0-1, Fournier 0-1, Brewer 0-2). Fouled Out: None. Rebounds: Minnesota 47 (Johnson 8), Denver 48 (Faried 11). Assists: Minnesota 23 (Rubio 6), Denver 23 (A.Miller, Gallinari 6). Total Fouls: Minnesota 21, Denver 21. Technicals: Minnesota Coach Adelman, Rubio, Denver Coach Karl, Denver delay of game, Denver defensive three second. A: 18,823 (19,155).