Nuggets beat New Orleans 102-84

Nuggets beat New Orleans 102-84
November 25, 2012, 10:36 pm
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New Orleans Hornets guard Xavier Henry, right, goes up for a shot over Denver Nuggets forward JaVale McGee in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)


DENVER (AP) Andre Iguodala scored 23 points, Kenneth Faried had his eighth double-double of the season and the Denver Nuggets beat the struggling New Orleans Hornets 102-84 on Sunday night.

Iguodala was coming off a 29-point effort against Golden State. Faried had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Denver, winners of four straight.

Ty Lawson had 17 points and six assists for the Nuggets who are 4-1 at home.

Reserve Brian Roberts led New Orleans with 17 points. Ryan Anderson added 16, but was held scoreless in the second half.

The Hornets have lost seven straight.