Nuggets vs. Hornets final score: Hornets end Nuggets' streak at 15 with 110-86 win


New Orleans cracked the code and limited the Nuggets in transition to pull off the upset and keep Denver from achieving its longest win streak in franchise history.

The New Orleans Hornets pulled off a major upset and stopped the Denver Nuggets from reaching their franchise-record 16th straight win on Wednesday night, winning 110-86.

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Ryan Anderson led the way for Hornets (25-46) and scored 23 points. Seven players scored in double-figures for New Orleans, who shot a stellar 48.2 percent from the field and 54.2 percent from the three-point line.

The Nuggets only led once in the contest, and New Orleans never looked back once they went ahead of the second-hottest team in the NBA. Brian Roberts notched a double-double with 13 points and an other-worldly 18 assists to create plenty of offense for the Hornets.

Danilo Gallinari had 24 points on a mediocre 5-of-12 shooting to lead Denver (49-23), but shot 4-of-6 from the three-point line. The Hornets outrebounded the Nuggets by a margin of 45-33 and held the visitors to just 37.9 percent from the field and 31.2 percent from beyond the arc.

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