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Nikola Jokic scores 25 points, Nuggets beat Knicks 111-105

The Nuggets, who led by as many as 20 points, hung on for their 12th straight victory over the Knicks in Denver.
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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, looks to pass the ball as New York Knicks forward Marcus Morris Sr. defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Nikola Jokic made a late go-ahead 3-pointer and finished with scored 25 points to help the Denver Nuggets hold off the New York Knicks 111-105. 

Will Barton had 16 points, Gary Harris added 15 and Jamal Murray had 14, including a key 3-pointer in the late going. 

The Nuggets, who led by as many as 20 points, hung on for their 12th straight victory over the Knicks in Denver.

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