DENVER (AP) — Ty Lawson returned from a sprained right foot to score 24 points, and the Denver Nuggets sent the Miami Heat to their third straight loss with a 117-104 victory on Friday night.
LeBron James had 35 points for the Heat, who have lost their last 10 games in Denver.
Nene added 17 points for the Nuggets. Rudy Fernandez and Al Harrington each had 15 points.
Lawson, who was held out of Wednesday's game against New Jersey, also had nine assists.