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A.I., ‘Melo sting Hornets, 106-91

DENVER – Allen Iverson scored 25 points and Carmelo Anthony, a soon-to-be father, added 21 in the Denver Nuggets’ 106-91 win over the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets on Tuesday night.Nene finished with 15 points and grabbed 14 boards, and Steve Blake came off the bench to add 13 points and six assists.Anthony was on standby Tuesday night as his fiancee, La La Vazquez, was induced. The couple are expecting their first child any hour.Tyson Chandler finished with 15 points and 18 rebounds for his 13th straight double-double. It’s also his 20th straight game with double-digit rebounds.Chris Paul had 13 points and 14 assists, while Rasual Butler contributed 11, including three 3-pointers midway through the fourth quarter. The Hornets have lost four of their last five.Denver led by as many as 23 points with 3:20 left in the third quarter. However, the Hornets cut the deficit to 96-88 with 4:58 remaining on a jumper by Jannero Pargo.The Nuggets scored seven straight points to secure the victory.Marcus Camby grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked six shots despite playing with a sore tailbone. He now has 1,500 blocks for his career.

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