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Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Preview, NBA 2023-24

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Preview, NBA 2023-24

PHI vs DEN Dream11 Prediction: The Philadelphia Sixers, led by Joel Embiid, will square up against Nikola Jokic’s Denver Nuggets in an Inter-Conference matchup tomorrow at Wells Fargo Center arena. This marks the first meeting between the two top teams in this season. The Sixers, coming off back-to-back home victories, aim to extend their winning streak to three games.

Meanwhile, the Denver Nuggets, who have recently secured two consecutive wins at home, will be on the road for their next game, seeking to continue their positive momentum away from home. The clash between these two star-studded teams promises an exciting matchup for basketball fans.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

Philadelphia 76ers (25-13)

The Philadelphia Sixers, currently holding the 3rd position in the conference league table, have encountered some challenges as they transition into the new year, securing 5 wins in their last 10 games. With a commendable home record of 15-6 and a decent away record of 10-7, the team has showcased a strong offensive game, averaging 120.7 points per game, ranking them 6th in the league. Their defensive prowess is equally impressive, standing at 4th in the NBA, allowing opponents an average of 110.5 points per game.

Joel Embiid, the reigning MVP, continues to deliver stellar performances, averaging 34.8 points and 11.8 rebounds per game with a remarkable 53.9% shooting accuracy. Tyrese Maxey has emerged as a standout player for the 76ers this season, contributing 25.9 points and 6.4 assists per game. Nicolas Batum leads the team in shooting efficiency, boasting a 55.3% field goal percentage and an impressive 49.1% from behind the arc.

Denver Nuggets (28-13)

The defending champions, the Denver Nuggets, are currently positioned at 3rd in the league standings, having secured victories in 7 of their last 10 matches. The Nuggets are on a two-game home winning streak, having faced a setback in their last away game against the Pacers with a scoreline of 124-111. Nikola Jokic has played a pivotal role for the Nuggets, leading the team with an impressive stat line, averaging 25.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, and 9.1 assists per game.

While the Nuggets have encountered offensive challenges this season, averaging 115.1 points per game (ranking 16th in the league), their defence has been exceptional, ranking as the second-best in the league by allowing opponents only 109.8 points per game. Other key contributors include Jamal Murray, averaging 19.6 points and 6.2 assists, and Michael Porter Jr., contributing 16.3 points and 7.5 rebounds per game.

PHI vs DEN Basketball Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday,17th January 2024
  • Time: 6:00 AM IST
  • How to Watch Live: Sports 18, Jio Cinema
  • Location:S Broad St, Philadelphia
  • Arena: Wells Fargo Center

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Lineups

PHI (76ers): Mo Bamba, Nicolas Batum, Patrick Beverley, Ricky Council IV, Robert Covington, Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris, Danuel House Jr., Furkan Korkmaz, Kenneth Lofton Jr., KJ Martin, Tyrese Maxey, De’Anthony Melton, Marcus Morris Sr., Kelly Oubre Jr., Paul Reed, Terquavion Smith, Jaden Springer

DEN (Nuggets):  Christian Braun, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Vlatko Cancar, Collin Gillespie, Aaron Gordon, Justin Holiday, Jay Huff, Reggie Jackson, Nikola Jokic, DeAndre Jordan, Braxton Key, Jamal Murray, Zeke Nnaji, Jalen Pickett, Michael Porter Jr., Julian Strawther, Hunter Tyson, Peyton Watson

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Injury Updates

PHI (76ers): Robert Covington (knee injury), De’Anthony Melton (back injury)

DEN (Nuggets): Vlatko Cancar (Knee injury), Julian Strawther (Knee injury)

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets H2H

PHI (76ers): 4 games won

DEN (Nuggets): 6 games won

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Fantasy Leaders

Points: Joel Embiid (34.8) vs Nikola Jokic (25.5)

Rebounds: Joel Embiid (11.8) vs Nikola Jokic (11.8)

Assists: Tyrese Maxey (6.6) vs Nikola Jokic (9.3)

Steals: De’Anthony Melton (1.6) vs Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1.5)

Blocks: Joel Embiid (2.0) vs Peyton Watson (0.9)

Free Throw%: Joel Embiid (88.2) vs Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (90.8)

Field Goal Percentage%: Nicolas Batum (55.4) vs Nikola Jokic (58.9)

Three Point Percentage%: Nicolas Batum (47.8) vs Jamal Murray (41.3)

PHI vs DEN Live Score Today

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction, PHI vs DEN Live Stream will be available on the official app of the NBA and ESPN Network in the USA. The PHI vs DEN Live Score can be checked on the Fancode application & Jio Cinema.

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