NBA Recap: Denver Nuggets Snap Los Angeles Clippers Winning Streak [Slideshow]

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  • The Manimal vs. the Flying Lion
    Kenneth Faried: 18 points and 16 rebounds Blake Griffin: 26 points, 12 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocked shots Reuters
  • Big Reserve
    J.J. HIckson top-scored for Denver with 21 points off the bench. Reuters
  • Great Escape
    Chris Paul was bottled up on this play but not the entire game. CP3 finished with 29 points and 7 assists. Reuters
  • Bigs Battle
    Clippers big man DeAndre Jordan had 8 points and 12 rebounds but his counterpart, starting center Timofey Mozgov ended up with 15 markers and 9 boards for the Nuggets. Reuters
  • Spitfire Point Guards
    Ty Lawson kept up with CP3 finishing with 19 points, 5 assists and 4 steals Reuters
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The Los Angeles Clippers couldn’t get their winning streak to a dozen games after falling to the Denver Nuggets, 109-100 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado on Monday.

The game was close for much of the ball game—Denver held a slim 3 point lead at the half, 56-53—but the Nuggets pulled away in the latter part of the payoff period. Denver outscored Los Angeles, 27-17 in the fourth quarter.

Six players ended up in double-figure scoring-- including all five starters-- for the Nuggets led by J.J. Hickson's 21 points off the bench.

View the slideshow for more stats and facts in the Clippers-Nuggets game.

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