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Wednesday, January 15th (All times Eastern)

Denver Nuggets (19-18) at Golden State Warriors (25-14), 10:30 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - Opponents beware when the Golden State Warriors have their full squad on the court at tip-off.

The Warriors are 20-4 (.833) this season when Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, David lee and Andrew Bogut start a game. The well-rested Warriors aim to improve that mark Wednesday versus the Denver Nuggets.

Golden State rolled out that lineup in Friday's 99-97 win over the Boston Celtics and Curry hit the game-winning shot with 2.1 seconds remaining.

It was Curry's second game-winner of the season and he finished with 19 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Iguodala added a team-best 22 points with seven assists and five rebounds. Thompson and Lee chipped in 17 and 16 points, respectively, while Bogut netted four with 13 boards for Golden State, which won for the 11th time in 12 tries and rebounded from a loss at Brooklyn.

The Nets stopped Golden State's 10-game winning streak on Jan. 8.

"These are the games that good teams, great teams, find ways to win," said Warriors coach Mark Jackson.

Golden State turned the ball over only 11 times, just the third occasion they've turned it over 11-or-fewer times this season. Marreese Speights scored nine of his 13 points in the third quarter to round out the double-digit scorers.

The Warriors have won four in a row at home and are 12-4 in Oakland. They have a 9-4 home record versus teams from the West and will open a two-game trip Friday against Oklahoma City and New Orleans.

Denver looks to get back on track after having a five-game winning streak stopped with Monday's 118-103 setback at Utah.

In the midst of playing four of five games on the road, the Nuggets were led by Ty Lawson's 23 points and 11 assists. J.J. Hickson recorded 21 points and 10 rebounds for Denver, which saw the Jazz shoot 55.7 percent for the game and score 13 points off 11 turnovers.

"Defense for the most part tonight was nonexistent," Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw said.

The five-game winning streak was the second of at least that many games and the third of at least three games. The Nuggets had won by an average margin of 19.0 points per game during the streak and prevailed by at least 13 points in each of the previous four.

After the Nuggets, who are 8-10 on the road and 4-8 against the West as the visitor, make a stop in Oakland, they will host Cleveland on Friday before hitting the road again for two straight against Phoenix and Portland.

Denver dropped an 89-81 decision to the Warriors on Dec. 23 at the Pepsi Center, as Lee led the Warriors with 28 points and 10 rebounds. Lawson had 16 points in that one for Denver, which is still 14-6 in the last 20 matchups between the teams.

The Nuggets have won four of seven and six of the last 10 at Golden State.

These two teams will meet again on April 10 and 16.

01/15 10:36:04 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2
 
1:05pm Today
NOR
DUR
 
3:30pm Today
MIA
CHA
Final
WAS 3
STL 4
Final
CLE 0
TOR 5
Final
DET 5
ANA 2
Final
BOS 4
BAL 2
Final
KAN 5
MIN 4
Final
CHC 8
CIN 4
Final
OAK 4
HOU 3
Final
PIT 7
MIL 8
Final
NYM 5
ATL 7
Final
TAM 16
NYY 1
Final
MIA 7
SEA 0
Final
TEX 6
CWS 3
Final
LOS 8
ARI 6
Final
COL 3
PHI 1
Final
SDP 3
SFG 1
1:05pm Today
CLE
TOR
 
1:08pm Today
DET
ANA
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
ATL
 
1:10pm Today
MIA
SEA
 
1:35pm Today
PIT
MIL
 
1:35pm Today
WAS
STL
 
1:40pm Today
TAM
NYY
 
2:10pm Today
KAN
MIN
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
CIN
 
3:05pm Today
TEX
CWS
 
4:05pm Today
OAK
HOU
 
4:10pm Today
LOS
ARI
 
4:10pm Today
COL
PHI
 
4:10pm Today
SDP
SFG
 
7:05pm Tonight
BOS
BAL
 
Final
TOR 87
BRK 94
Final
LAC 105
GSW 109
Final
IND 93
ATL 101
Final
OKC 100
MEM 86
1:00pm Today
SAN
DAL
3:30pm Today
MIA
CHA
7:00pm Tonight
CHI
WAS
9:30pm Tonight
HOU
POR
Final
STL 4
CHI 3
Final
PIT 3
CLB 4
Final
COL 4
MIN 2
12:00pm Today
NYR
PHI
3:00pm Today
BOS
DET
7:00pm Tonight
MON
TAM
10:00pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
NOR 1
DUR 2
 
1:05pm Today
NOR
DUR