Tuesday , Jan , 27 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Denver Nuggets Team Report – January 27

=== Denver Nuggets Team Report – January 27 ===

(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets found themselves on the losing end of
a 97-95 decision against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center.

Andre Miller posted his first triple-double of the season with 24 points, 10
rebounds and 10 assists in a losing effort. Earl Boykins had 18 points and
Chris Andersen added a season-high 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for
the Nuggets, who have lost three straight.

Carmelo Anthony had 14 points for the Nuggets, who blew an eight-point lead
late in the fourth quarter.

Denver led 90-82 after a jumper by Boykins with 5:16 to play in the contest,
but the Timberwolves used a 15-5 run to close out the game and escape with the
win.

The Nuggets, who did not hit a shot from the field in the final 2:01, played
the game without Voshon Lenard. He sat out the contest with a strained right
quadriceps and is listed as day-to-day.

The Nuggets, who have just two of their last six at home and are 17-8 in their
arena this season. will return to action on Wednesday against the Chicago
Bulls.

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