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Nuggets end skid at 6 after firing Shaw

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DENVER (AP) A change on the bench gave the Denver Nuggets a boost and ended six weeks of frustration for the struggling franchise.

Danilo Gallinari scored a season-high 26 points, Kenneth Faried had 14 points and 14 rebounds and Denver beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-95 on Tuesday night, hours after Brian Shaw was fired as coach.

Guard Ty Lawson had 16 points and 10 assists for Denver, which ended a six-game losing streak and won at home for the first time since Jan. 14.

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Rebounds Per Game
Rank Name RPG
1 DeAndre Jordan, LAC14.4
2 Andre Drummond, Det12.9
3 DeMarcus Cousins, Sac12.2
4 Pau Gasol, Chi12.1
5 Tyson Chandler, Dal11.7
6 Zach Randolph, Mem11.7
7 Nikola Vucevic, Orl11.3
8 LaMarcus Aldridge, Por10.5
9 Greg Monroe, Det10.5
10 Anthony Davis, NO10.3
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Blocks Per Game
Rank Name BPG
1 Anthony Davis, NO2.67
2 Serge Ibaka, OKC2.38
3 Rudy Gobert, Uta2.29
4 DeAndre Jordan, LAC2.28
5 Pau Gasol, Chi2.09
6 Nerlens Noel, Phi1.89
7 John Henson, Mil1.87
8 Tim Duncan, SA1.81
9 Roy Hibbert, Ind1.76
10 Andre Drummond, Det1.73
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