The Denver Nuggets won their ninth straight game with a 111-103 victory Saturday night over the Cavaliers in Cleveland.
The Nuggets, who have won 15 of 17, are on their longest winning streak since posting 10 straight victories in 2005.
Danilo Gallinari led Denver with 19 points, and Kenneth Faried added 17.
Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 26 points, but was plagued by foul trouble. The all-star guard picked up his fourth foul with five minutes remaining in the third quarter and went to the bench with the Nuggets leading by 72-61. Irving returned to start the fourth quarter with Denver ahead, 84-73. He scored 12 points in the period, but Cleveland's rally fell short.