DEN vs WAS Dream11: The Washington Wizards play the first of the four-game away stretch against the Western Conference giants Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center. The Wizards will look to recover from the 106-113 defeat to the Sacramento Kings in the last game, while the Nuggets are on a roll these days, as they sit 2nd in the Western Conference, with an impressive 12-3 record on the season, and come into this game with five straight wins. Here is everything you need to know about this game.
Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns 116-104 in the last game. Paul Millsap (23 points), Will Barton (22 points) and Jamal Murray (22 points) all scored in the 20s, while the 2nd unit contributed with 35 points.
Washington Wizards dropped the last game 106-113 at home against Sacramento Kings. Bradley Beal was the team’s highest scorer with 20 points.
Teams: Denver Nuggets vs Washington Wizards
Venue: Pepsi Center
Match Timing: November 27, @ 07:30 AM
Bradley Beal: Undoubtedly best player in this team, and somebody whose performances decide the results for the Wizards. He is averaging 29.6 points per game this season.
Nikola Jokic: The 24-year-old Serbian is superstar in the NBA. He had a phenomenal last season and earned an All-Star call. Though his numbers may have go down a bit this season, but he is the most effective player on Nuggets’ roster. He is an All-Rounder.
Jamal Murray: Currently the leader in the team with a team-high average 18.9 points per game.
Denver Nuggets: The Nuggets have a fully fit squad to choose from, No injury or suspension to contend with for the hosts.
Washington Wizards: Ian Mahinmi has been ruled out from this game due to an Achilles tendon injury, while John Wall is a long-term absentee with the same problem.
Denver Nuggets: Will Barton, Paul Millsap, Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, Gary Harris
Washington Wizards: Rui Hachimura, Troy Brown, Thomas Bryant, Bradley Beal, Isaiah Thomas
Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokić, Jamal Murray, Paul Millsap, Will Barton, Monte Morris, Malik Beasley, Juan Hernangómez, Mason Plumlee, Gary Harris, Michael Porter Jr., Jerami Grant, Torrey Craig
Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal, Thomas Bryant, Dāvis Bertāns, Rui Hachimura, Moritz Wagner, Ish Smith, Isaiah Thomas, Troy Brown Jr., C.J. Miles, Isaac Bonga, Jordan McRae, Admiral Schofield, Justin Robinson, Chris Chiozza, Garrison Mathews
PG: J Murray, I Thomas, I Smith
SG: G Harris, J McRae
SF: W Barton
PF: D Bertans
C: N Jokic (SP)
PG: I Thomas, I Smith
SG: G Harris
SF: W Barton, J Grant
PF: D Bertans
C: N Jokic (SP), T Bryant