The Denver Nuggets will be at home at Pepsi Center when they face the New Orleans Pelicans. The Nuggets have found success this year, currently holding a 13-9 record. Through a quarter of the season, the Pelicans have been a middling team and sport a record of 11-10. This game has a start time of 8:00 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-NO and Altitude.
The Nuggets are regrouping after their loss to the Jazz, 103-93. Jordan Hamilton had one of the best performances for the Nuggets, scoring 17 points while adding 5 rebounds and 1 steal. Meanwhile, the Pelicans are coming off a win over the Grizzlies, 104-98. Eric Gordon led the game in scoring by accumulating 25 points.
New Orleans should figure to minimize miscues in this matchup. They rank third in the NBA at avoiding errors (TO% of 13.4%). Meanwhile, Denver forces the fewest mistakes in the league, with just 14.1% of opponents' possessions ending in a turnover.