Nuggets keep playoff chances alive with win in Miami

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MIAMI — The Nuggets hung on to beat the Miami Heat, 116-113, on Sunday night to keep their playoff chances alive.

Danilo Gallinari lead the Nuggets (36-40) with 29 points, and Nikola Jokic and Wilson Chandler each added 19. The win keeps the Nuggets within two games of Portland for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

The Nuggets visit New Orleans on Tuesday, the fourth game of a five-game trip.