Denver, CO – JaVale McGee had 17 points, eight rebounds and three blocks, while Danilo Gallinari added 17 points and seven boards as the Denver Nuggets routed the Orlando Magic, 101-74, on Sunday.
Ty Lawson provided 13 points and 10 assists and Andre Miller dished out 11 helpers for the Nuggets, winners in six of their past eight games.
Denver is a half-game ahead of idle Dallas for the sixth seed in the Western Conference with two road tilts remaining against Oklahoma City and Minnesota.
Ryan Anderson finished with 24 points and nine boards for Orlando, which needs one victory over its last two contests to clinch the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Magic play Charlotte at home and Memphis on the road to close the regular season.