The New Orleans Pelicans versus Denver Nuggets matchup represents one of the 11 matches scheduled for Friday evening’s 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament. This game will take place at Smoothie King Center. Denver leads 1-0 the season series between these teams.
When Denver hosts New Orleans on Tuesday, they hope to end a two-game losing streak. Denver leads the second-place Minnesota Timberwolves by 8 games as they lead 34-16 and hold the lead within the Northwest division. The Philadelphia 76ers defeated Denver on Saturday, 126-119. Nikola Jokic led Denver in scoring with 24 points. The past 4 games have seen 3 losses for the Nuggets. With an average of 25.1 points, 10.9 rebounds, and 9.9 assists per match, Nikola Jokic dominates Denver in scoring, assists, and rebounds. Having an average of 19.1 points per match, Jamal Murray is the second highest scorer for Denver. He is one of 7 players who score in double digits per game. Denver scores 116.5 points a night on average.
When the New Orleans Pelicans visit the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, they hope to end an 8-game winless run. At 26–25, New Orleans sits 6 and a half games below the Memphis Grizzlies for the top spot in the Southwest Division, where it is currently tied for 2nd with Dallas. The Milwaukee Bucks defeated New Orleans 135-110 on Sunday. With eighteen points, Jose Alvarado led the New Orleans offense in scoring. With an average of 21.3 points and 5.8 assists per match, CJ McCollum keeps pace with New Orleans in both scoring and assists. Jonas Valanciunas leads the team in rebounds with 9.8 rebounds per contest. At 20.4 points per match on average, Brandon Ingram remains the second highest scorer in the league. Zion Williamson, New Orleans’ top scorer overall, is still sidelined due to injury.
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Denver Nuggets vs New Orleans Pelicans Game Information
- Date: 11/17/2023
- Time: 08:10 PM ET
- Location: Smoothie King Center.
- How to Watch Nuggets vs Pelicans : TNT
- Live Stream: NBA Game Pass