The Denver Nuggets visit New Orleans for a game against the Pelicans, scheduled to take place at the Smoothie King Center on 01/24 at 09:00 PM EST. The Pels are positioned at #4 in the standings of Western Conference with a 26-21 record, while their next opponents are occupying the 1st place, after winning 33 and losing 14 so far.
New Orleans Pelicans vs Denver Nuggets Head to Head
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The previous game between those two opponents was held on December 4th, when the New Orleans Pelicans recorded a 121-106 victory at home. Jose Alvarado lit up the floor, notching 38 points while also adding 2 dimes and 3 rebounds to his account to end the match as the New Orleans Pelicans MVP on the night. It was Nikola Jokic who contributed the most for the Denver Nuggets with a double-double of 32 points, 9 assists, and 16 boards. The Denver Nuggets are boasting a better H2H balance across the last five matches against the New Orleans Pelicans, registering three victories while losing twice in the process. Those five games ended with an average of 233.6 points.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
New Orleans Pelicans Form
01-22-2023 01-20-2023 01-18-2023 01-16-2023 01-13-2023 01-11-2023 01-09-2023 01-07-2023 01-06-2023 01-04-2023 100:96@ Miami Heat 123:110@ Orlando Magic 98:124vs Miami Heat 113:103@ Cleveland Cavaliers 110:116@ Detroit Pistons 125:114@ Boston Celtics 112:132@ Washington Wizards 127:117@ Dallas Mavericks 102:108vs Brooklyn Nets 119:108vs Houston Rockets
The Pelicans did not perform to their best when losing 100-96 on the road to the Miami Heat on January 22. Trey Murphy III scored 17 points and caught 1 rebound, which was not sufficient, and his team lost. The Pelicans hit 47.4% of their field goals, 77.8% of their free throws, and 26.7% of their 3-point attempts. New Orleans is currently on a four-game losing streak, having won three of their last ten games while losing seven. The team is performing at a great level at the Smoothie King Center with a 17-6 home record. The New Orleans Pelicans will come up against the Minnesota Timberwolves in their next game, which is set for January 25, 2023.
New Orleans Pelicans Averages this Season
- Points For116.00
- Points Against113.40
- Points Difference2.60
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
New Orleans Pelicans Standout Performer
The franchise's best player this campaign has been Zion Williamson. He is leading with 26.0 points, 4.6 assists and 7.0 rebounds per 33.0 minutes spent on the floor. He has been sideliend since 01/02.
New Orleans Pelicans Missing Players
- E.J. LiddellKnee
- Brandon IngramToe
- Zion WilliamsonHamstring
- Naji MarshallToe
Denver Nuggets Form
01-22-2023 01-20-2023 01-18-2023 01-17-2023 01-15-2023 01-13-2023 01-11-2023 01-09-2023 01-06-2023 01-05-2023 99:101vs Oklahoma City Thunder 134:111vs Indiana Pacers 122:118vs Minnesota Timberwolves 122:113vs Portland Trail Blazers 119:116vs Orlando Magic 103:115@ Los Angeles Clippers 126:97vs Phoenix Suns 122:109vs Los Angeles Lakers 121:108vs Cleveland Cavaliers 122:91vs Los Angeles Clippers
On January 22, the Denver Nuggets were defeated 99-101 at home by the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team’s top performer in that game was Jamal Murray, as he ended with 26 points, 9 assists, and 5 rebounds in 38 minutes on the court. The Nuggets averaged a fair 43.9% field goal percentage, a decent 35.7% when shooting from distance, and 51.5% at the free throw line. The team owns a 9-1 record across its last ten showings and is currently on a L1 run. Denver has a positive 11-10 record when playing on the road this season. The Denver Nuggets are scheduled to next face the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, January 25th, away from home.
Denver Nuggets Averages This Season
- Points For117.20
- Points Against112.90
- Points Difference4.30
Field Goal Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Denver Nuggets Standout Performer
The organization's best player this term has been Nikola Jokic, as he has aided the cause with 25.1 points, 9.9 dimes and 11.0 boards for an average of 33.3 minutes spent on court.
Denver Nuggets Missing Players
- Collin GillespieLeg
- Peyton WatsonGroin
- Michael Porter Jr.Personal
Field Goals Made3839
Field Goals Attempts8580
3 pts Made511
3 pts Attempts2633
Free Throws Made1710
Free Throws Attempts2013
New Orleans Pelicans
|Trey Murphy III||33||3||10||30.0||3||5||60.0||1||1||100.0||0||6||6||1||1||0||0||1||10||-4|
|Larry Nance Jr.||23||3||6||50.0||0||0||0||4||4||100.0||2||4||6||0||0||1||0||1||10||-6|