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Andre Iguodala scores 24 as Nuggets beat Hornets 113-98 for 6th straight victory

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    Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried dunks a basket against the New Orleans Hornets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

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    New Orleans Hornets cnter Robin Lopez, front left, and forward Al-Farouq Aminu, back left, cover Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, of Italy, who drives for a shot in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

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    New Orleans Hornets forward Jason Smith, right, looks to pass the ball as Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

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    New Orleans Hornets head coach Monty Williams, right, talks over a call with referee Joey Crawford, center, as Hornets guard Greivis Vasquez (21) heads back to defend against the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)The Associated Press

Ty Lawson had 21 points and 13 assists, Andre Iguodala scored 24 and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Hornets 113-98 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.

The Nuggets continued their fine play in 2013. They won 12 of 15 games in January, including a 10-2 mark at home, and got February started strong.

Ryan Anderson had 21 points and rookie Anthony Davis added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, who have dropped three straight and five of six.

Denver led by three at halftime and increased it to as many as 11 in the third quarter. Iguodala scored 10 points and Lawson had nine, including a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that gave the Nuggets an 85-78 edge heading into the fourth.