Tuesday , Apr , 13 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Denver Nuggets Team Report – April 13

=== Denver Nuggets Team Report – April 13 ===

(Sports Network) – Andre Miller scored six of his 21 points down the stretch
to help Denver rally for a 97-89 win over Sacramento at the Pepsi Center.

Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points, while Marcus Camby added 12 points, 21
rebounds, seven assists and five blocks for the Nuggets, who tallied their
second straight win and clinched a playoff berth in the Western Conference for
the first time since 1995.

Nene added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Denver, which became the first team
in NBA history to make the playoffs one year after posting less than 20
victories. Last year the Nuggets tallied only 17 wins.

Miller scored four straight points to put the team ahead 85-81 with less than
six minutes to go.

The Kings pulled within 89-87 on two foul shots by Anthony Peeler with 3:02

But Denver scored eight straight points to pull away. Two foul shots by Rodney
White with 15 seconds left put the team ahead 97-87.

The Nuggets will close their regular season on Wednesday against the San
Antonio Spurs.