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The Oklahoma City Thunder will attempt to extend a six-game winning streak when they play against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center. The Nuggets are on pace to have a very good year, currently holding a 14-9 record. On the other end, the Thunder have played exceptionally well this season and enter the game with a 19-4 record. They have been hot as of late, winning nine of their last 10. This game will begin at 9:00 pm EST and it will be covered by FSN-OK and Altitude.

The Nuggets look for another win today after defeating the Pelicans, 102-93. J.J. Hickson fueled the Nuggets, recording 19 points and 11 rebounds to notch his sixth double-double of the season. The Thunder, meanwhile, are coming off an exciting win over the Magic, 101-98. Kevin Durant led the game in scoring by posting 28 points. This is the second game of the season between these two teams, with the Thunder winning the first matchup, 115-113. Kevin Durant was the leading scorer in the game with 38 points.

Points might be at a premium when two of the league's elite defenses take the court. Denver ranks fifth in the NBA in defensive efficiency (106.5), while Oklahoma City is first (98.0).


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