Denver Nuggets (43-23, third in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Recount (41-24, fifth in the Western Conference)Lake Buena Vista, Florida; Monday, 4 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: The Denver Nuggets elevate on the Oklahoma City Recount in a matchup of two of the tip teams in the Western Conference.
The Recount are 8-4 in opposition to Northwest Division teams. Oklahoma City ranks ninth in the Western Conference with 34.6 defensive rebounds per sport led by Steven Adams averaging 6.0.The Nuggets are 10-1 in opposition to Northwest Division teams. Denver is third in the Western Conference scoring 49.4 aspects per sport in the paint led by Nikola Jokic averaging 10.7.The Recount won the closing matchup between these two squads 113-101 on Feb. 21. Chris Paul scored 29 aspects to relief lead Oklahoma City to the victory.TOP PERFORMERS: Danilo Gallinari leads the Recount averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers, and is scoring 19.1 aspects per sport whereas shooting 40.8% from past the arc. Adams is shooting 64.5% and averaging 12.5 aspects over the closing 10 games for Oklahoma City.
Jokic has shot 52.7% and is averaging 20.2 aspects for the Nuggets. Jerami Grant is averaging 14.5 aspects and three rebounds whereas shooting 50.3% over the closing 10 games for Denver.LAST 10 GAMES: Recount: 8-2, averaging 111.5 aspects, 40.8 rebounds, 20.8 assists, 8.7 steals and 6 blocks per sport whereas shooting 49.4% from the topic. Their opponents safe averaged 108.4 aspects on 45.1% shooting.Nuggets: 5-5, averaging 110.6 aspects, 40.9 rebounds, 27.7 assists, 8.6 steals and 4.1 blocks per sport whereas shooting 50.1% from the topic. Their opponents safe averaged 112.9 aspects on 48.0% shooting.INJURIES: Recount: None listed.Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar: day to day (foot), Will Barton: day to day (knee), Jamal Murray: day to day (hamstring), Gary Harris: day to day (hip).———The Connected Press created this legend using technology provided by Records Skrive and recordsdata from Sportradar.
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