Leonard has double-double as Spurs beat Nuggets 109-99
DENVER (AP) Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and 15 rebounds in another strong outing since returning from a hand injury, and the San Antonio Spurs won their fourth in a row by beating the Denver Nuggets 109-99 on Tuesday night.
Tony Parker scored 18 points and Tim Duncan added 16, all in the second half, to help the Spurs beat the Nuggets for the fifth straight time.
Leonard has been a big part of San Antonio's recent surge, playing for the third time since returning from a bruised hand that had sidelined him for the previous 15 games.
Kenneth Faried had 26 points and 14 rebounds for the Nuggets, who lost their fourth straight. Arron Afflalo added 21 points.