Denver plays San Antonio, seeks 8th straight home win

San Antonio Spurs (3-13, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (10-6, fifth in the Western Conference)

Denver; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Denver will try to keep its seven-game home win streak alive when the Nuggets take on San Antonio.

The Nuggets are 8-4 in Western Conference games. Denver averages 12.4 turnovers per game and is 4-2 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents.

The Spurs have gone 3-9 against Western Conference opponents. San Antonio allows the most points in the Western Conference, giving up 122.8 points while allowing opponents to shoot 49.5%.

The Nuggets score 111.9 points per game, 10.9 fewer points than the 122.8 the Spurs give up. The Spurs are shooting 45.5% from the field, 1.0% lower than the 46.5% the Nuggets’ opponents have shot this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nikola Jokic is averaging 28.2 points, 13.5 rebounds and 8.9 assists for the Nuggets. Michael Porter Jr. is averaging 19.3 points and 7.5 rebounds over the past 10 games for Denver.

Victor Wembanyama is averaging 19 points, 9.4 rebounds and 2.6 blocks for the Spurs. Keldon Johnson is averaging 15.3 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nuggets: 5-5, averaging 111.1 points, 43.9 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 6.2 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.5 points per game.

Spurs: 0-10, averaging 106.7 points, 43.4 rebounds, 28.1 assists, 6.2 steals and 6.0 blocks per game while shooting 44.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 123.6 points.

INJURIES: Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar: out (knee), Jamal Murray: out (hamstring).

Spurs: None listed.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.