The Denver Nuggets will attempt to extend a five-game winning streak when they challenge the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Raptors haven't been able to win consistently yet, entering today's game with a record of 6-9. On the other hand, the visiting Nuggets are above .500 on the year, coming in with a 9-6 record. They have been hot as of late, winning eight out of their last 10. This game is slated to start at 1:00 pm EST and Altitude and Sportsnet 360 will be providing coverage of the contest.
The Raptors are expecting better results after their 90-83 loss to the Heat. DeMar DeRozan was the leading scorer for Toronto, scoring 25 points. The Nuggets, meanwhile, are coming off a narrow win over the Knicks, 97-95. Ty Lawson led the team in scoring by accumulating 22 points.
Toronto could own the offensive glass in this matchup, as they rank third in the NBA in OR% at 29.2%. Conversely, Denver places 26th in the league on the defensive backboards with a DR% of 72.5%.