Preview & Analysis: Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 01-05-2024

Preview & Analysis: Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets 01-05-2024

January 5, 2024

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On Friday, the struggling Orlando Magic will play the scorching Denver Nuggets. Franz Wagner, the team’s second-leading scorer, got injured, making Orlando’s already dire circumstances much more dire. Denver is at home and may feel a little lethargic after their jaw-dropping victory over the Warriors.



The Denver Nuggets have been playing quite well lately. They have prevailed in 11 of their past 13 contests overall, and following their 130-127 away triumph over the Warriors the previous night, they will be looking to win 3 consecutive contests. With 34 points, 9 rebounds, as well as 10 assists, Nikola Jokic paced the team. Aaron Gordon followed with 30 points and 9 boards from 11 of 17 shots, and Jamal Murray finished with 25 points alongside 6 assists. The Nuggets appeared to be in trouble after allowing 44 points during the third quarter to blow a 10 point advantage and fall below by 18 points. However, they rallied through the final period and claimed the victory on an important shot from Jokic right at the buzzer. As a unit, the Nuggets shot 56% from the floor and 9 of 26 from the line from three points.


The Orlando Magic, who had dropped 8 of their previous 11 games overall, are in a slump. They will be looking to end a three-game losing streak after losing 138–135 in double overtime on their travels on Wednesday. Caleb Houston scored 15 points from the bench, Jalen Suggs contributed 24 points, and Paolo Banchero topped the club with 43 points as well as 5 assists from 13 of 25 shooting. Despite shooting an impressive 25 of 44 from the 3-point range and 48% from the floor overall, the Magic were unable to secure the victory as they went scoreless in the last 2:09 of the second overtime, letting the Kings off the hook resulting in a disappointing conclusion.


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Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets Game Information

  • Date: 01/05/2024
  • Time: 09:10 PM ET
  • Location: Ball Arena,Denver,CO
  • How to Watch Orlando Magic vs Denver Nuggets: TNT
  • Live Stream: NBA Game Pass


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