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N.B.A. Roundup: Nuggets Turn Back Knicks, Long Frustrated in Denver

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The Knicks’ Derrick Williams driving on the Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried in the second quarter. Faried led the Nuggets with 24 points and 10 rebounds.

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Kenneth Faried had 24 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday night as the Denver Nuggets beat the visiting Knicks, 110-94. The victory was the Nuggets’ eighth straight against the Knicks at Pepsi Center.

The Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony finished with 30 points against his former team. He is now 0-3 when playing at his old home since being traded to the Knicks in February 2011.

Kristaps Porzingis was limited to 6 points in his return after missing a game with a bruised left leg. The Knicks were dealt a blow before the game when forward Lance Thomas hurt his left knee in warm-ups.

Center Nikola Jokic scored 8 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter for the Nuggets, who had six players score in double figures.

The Knicks cut the deficit to 89-82 with 6 minutes 42 seconds left on a layup by Porzingis. But the…

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