The anguish of missing one of the biggest games of the season subsided a bit after Ty Lawson watched the Denver Nuggets take down the Los Angeles Clippers.
Still bothered by a strained left Achilles' tendon, Denver's starting point guard sat out for the first time this season. An MRI is scheduled for Wednesday.
As they prepare to face the hottest team in the NBA, the Denver Nuggets are looking to put together a run of their own.
The Nuggets will try to stop Los Angeles Clippers’ 17-game winning streak when the two teams open 2013 Tuesday night at Pepsi Center. After playing 22 of 32 games on the road, Denver (17-15) is opening a stretch of 15 of 18 at home.