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The surging Denver Nuggets will try to keep their seven-game hot streak going when they take on the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavaliers have really struggled as they currently hold a record of 5-12. They have really struggled lately, resulting in a record of 2-8 over their last 10 games. On the other hand, the visiting Nuggets look to continue to move further above .500, coming in with an 11-6 record. This game is slated to start at 7:00 pm EST and Altitude and FSN-OH will be providing coverage of the contest.

The Cavaliers come into today's game after topping Chicago, 97-93. Andrew Bynum was a key piece, recording 20 points and 10 rebounds to notch his first double-double of the season. Meanwhile, the Nuggets are coming off a huge win against the Nets, 111-87. Timofey Mozgov claimed his second double-double of the season as he was one of the leaders. He did so by accounting for 17 points and 20 rebounds.

The stingy Cleveland defense should have a clear edge in terms of eFG%. They rank 17th in the league in forcing misses (opponents' eFG% of 50.2%), while the cold-shooting Denver offense is ninth with a mark of 50.7%.


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