Game Time: 8:00 PM EST on Wednesday December 8, 2021
Denver Nuggets 0, New Orleans Pelicans 0 (8:00 pm ET)
What’s the buzz on Twitter?
Katy Winge @katywinge Keys to tonight’s game Nuggets vs Pelicans 🔑 Consistency – Coach Malone said this road trip has had peaks and valleys. Need “rolling hills in the heart of America” tonight (esp. second half) 🔑 Bench production 🔑 Limit Pels O-Boards – last 5 avg 18 2nd chance pts/game – 8:00 PM
Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez In four starts this year (70 mins), the starting group of Devonte Graham, Josh Hart, Herbert Jones, Brandon Ingram and Jonas Valanciunas had an offensive rating of 105.6 and a defensive rating of 97.2. Pels went 3-1 in those four games. – 7:15 PM
Michael Singer @msinger Bones Hyland’s day started at 4 a.m. in Orlando, per Malone … Then he had a 3-hour delay connecting in Atlanta. Nonetheless, he’s here and smiling. – 6:34 PM
Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn Michael Malone said that Will Barton did not participate in shootaround and that he will talk to trainers to see if Barton can/should give it a go. He lamented that the hits just keep coming, but it’s an opportunity for someone to step up. Opted not to share who would start, – 6:33 PM
Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn Keldon Johnson (sprained right ankle) & Devin Vassell (right quad contusion) are doubtful for Thursday vs. Denver, per Spurs injury report. An MRI revealed no structural damage to Keldon’s ankle after he injured it last night. It will be the 4th straight game without Devin. – 2:02 PM
In the aftermath of Antonio Brown‘s in-game exit from the Buccaneers, the organization (including quarterback Tom Brady, repeatedly) suggested that Brown was experiencing a mental-health challenge. Appearing on the new episode of the I Am Athlete podcast, which debuts Monday, Brown insists that he has no such issues. “Why every time something happens bad, or [more]
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