Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Randy Foye fixed a broken play at the buzzer,draining a miracle 3-pointer to send the Denver Nuggets over the Los AngelesClippers 116-115 in a thriller at Pepsi Center.
Matt Barnes provided the 22nd lead change in a back-and-forth affair on anunlikely 3-pointer with 6.2 seconds remaining, leaving just enough time forthe Nuggets to draw up the game-winner.
J.J. Hickson held the ball near the top of the key for slow-developing pick-and-roll, and Foye rushed over to take the ball away from the big man. WithBlake Griffin in his face, Foye faded away from 28 feet and released it justbefore the buzzer, sliding on his back as the ball dropped through the net.
The Nuggets, who have relied heavily on their bench all season, saw all fiveof their starters score in double figures. Kenneth Faried finished with acareer-high 28 points with 11 rebounds and Ty Lawson scored 27 in the win.
Griffin poured in 36 points to lead the Clippers, who got 19 points from bothDeAndre Jordan and Jamal Crawford.