Analysis & Predictions: Thunder vs Nuggets 12/29/2023

Analysis & Predictions: Thunder vs Nuggets 12/29/2023

December 29, 2023


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The Denver Nuggets (23-10) host the Oklahoma City Thunder (20-9) on December 29 at Ball Arena.


In their last game, Oklahoma City crushed the New York Knicks 129-120. For the Thunder, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Jalen Williams each achieved thirty-six points. With averages of 31.0 points and 6.4 assists per game, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads Oklahoma City in both scoring and assists. Chet Holmgren leads the team in rebounds with an average of 7.8 per game. The Thunder score 121.3 points a game on average as a team, with five players in Oklahoma City scoring in double figures. The Thunder have been responsible for 16.7 turnovers per game and have drawn 19.8 personal fouls when playing defense. With 754 assists given up on the year, they now sit 10th in the NBA in terms of assists allowed to the opposition. The Thunder are conceding 45.9 rebounds per game as a team and a 44.5% field goal percentage.



The Denver Nuggets play the Oklahoma City Thunder to finish their back-to-back after taking on the Memphis Grizzlies at home in their last game. Denver is currently 2 games behind the Minnesota Timberwolves in the top spot in the Northwest division with a record of 22-10. Denver has triumphed in 8 of the previous 9 games and the last 5 overall after defeating the Golden State Warriors 120-114. With averages of 26.4 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 9.2 assists per game, Nikola Jokic currently leads Denver in scoring, assists, and rebounds and with an average of 19.8 points per game, Jamal Murray is the second highest scorer for Denver. He is one of 6 players who score in double figures each game. Denver scores 115.1 points a night on average. The Nuggets will be a strong rival for this Cavaliers team.


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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Denver Nuggets Game Information


  • Date: 12/29/2023
  • Time: 09:10 PM ET
  • Location: Ball Arena.
  • How to Watch Thunder vs Nuggets: TNT
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


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