Tip-Off: 8 PM CT
Location: Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma
Radio: WWLS 98.1FM OKC The Sports Animal
Twitter: Follow @TheThunderGuys for live-tweets during the game
It’s been 8 long days since the Oklahoma City Thunder (33-22) last played a basketball game, but the All-Star Break has come and gone, and now it’s time to buckle in for the remaining 27 games of the season.
Tonight, the Thunder hosts the Denver Nuggets (38-17). The Nuggets are currently at number 2 in the Western Conference standings, and they have won 7 of their last 10 games.
The last time these two teams met was on December 14th in Denver, and it was the Nuggets that came away with a 110-102 victory. The Nuggets are no joke, and they are 9-0 in the Northwest Division, where OKC is just 6-4. Still, the Thunder has proven for a few months now that they can compete with the league’s top teams, so this matchup should be a good one.
- PG: Chris Paul
- SG: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
- SF: Luguentz Dort
- PF: Danilo Gallinari
- C: Steven Adams
- PG: Jamal Murray
- SG: Gary Harris
- SF: Torrey Craig
- PF: Jerami Grant
- C: Nikola Jokic
- Darius Bazley (right knee bone bruise) is OUT.
- Andre Roberson (return to play management) is OUT.
- Will Barton (right knee inflammation) is QUESTIONABLE.
- Bol Bol (left knee injury management ) is OUT.
- Since arriving in Oklahoma City in 2008, the Thunder is 21-23 against the Nuggets (14-9 at home, 7-14 on the road).
- Since arriving in Oklahoma City in 2008, the Thunder has won the season series with the Nuggets 6 times and lost it 5 times.
- The Thunder went 0-4 (0-2 at home, 0-2 on the road) against the Nuggets last season.
- The Thunder has lost 9 of the last 10 matchups against the Nuggets overall, including 3 straight in OKC.
- The Thunder is 0-1 (0-0 at home, 0-1 on the road) against the Nuggets so far this season.
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