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Nuggets beat Timberwolves, Pelicans move to 7th-seed

The Pelicans play at Phoenix Friday night. Source: Nola.com The Pelicans play at Phoenix Friday night. Source: Nola.com

The Denver Nuggets defeated Minnesota, 100-96, moving the Pelicans up to the seventh seed in the Western Conference.

The Pelicans (44-34) lead the Timberwolves (44-35) and the Nuggets (44-35) by only a half-game. If the Pelicans beat the Suns Friday night in Phoenix, they'll move up to the fifth seed. Tip is set for 9 p.m.

Right now only two game separate the 4th and 9th seed in the Western Conference.

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