76ers hold off undermanned Nuggets for 108-105 win

Philadelphia 76ers guard Allen Iverson, left, is fouled as he drives the lane for a shot by Denver Nuggets forward Nene, of Brazil, in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

January 3, 2010 7:53:54 PM PST
Allen Iverson scored 17 points, Elton Brand added 16 and the Philadelphia 76ers held off a furious rally to beat the injury-riddled Denver Nuggets 108-105 on Sunday night.