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OKC vs DEN Dream11 Match Prediction

OKC vs DEN Dream11: It’s an All-Western Conference matchup in the NBA as Oklahoma City Thunder entertain Denver Nuggets at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Saturday morning (IST). The Thunder have exceeded expectations this season as they are sitting comfortably in the Western Conference playoff positions, holding a positive return on the season despite missing the likes of Russell Westbrook and Paul George in the off-season.
With a 38-17 record this season, Denver Nuggets are sitting second in the Western Conference heading into this match. They lost the last game to the Los Angeles Lakers, so Nikola Jokic and Co must be extra motivated to return to winning ways here.

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Match details:
Teams: Oklahoma City Thunder and Denver Nuggets
Venue: Chesapeake Energy Arena
Match Timing: February 22, @ 06:30 AM

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Denver Nuggets team news:

Oklahoma City Thunder: Thunder have no fresh injury concerns to ahead of their home game against Denver Nuggets. That said, Andre Roberson (knee injury) and Darius Bazley (knee injury) remain sidelined.

Denver Nuggets: The Nuggets have received some big news ahead of this game. Will Barton, who has sat out the last couple of games with a knee injury, has been upgraded to questionable and will be monitored before the game.
In addition, two players will be returning to the matchday active roster, in the shape of Mason Plumlee, who was out a foot injury, and Michael Porter Jr (ankle injury).

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Oklahoma City Thunder vs Denver Nuggets starting five:

Oklahoma City Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari, Steven Adams, Chris Paul, Luguentz Dort
Denver Nuggets: Jerami Grant, Torrey Craig, Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, Gary Harris

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Grand League tips:

  • Nikola Jokic is surely the best bet in this game. He is leading the Nuggets in points, and rebounds per game this season. He is a complete package due to his two-way approach. We advise you to go with him as your captain in Dream11 Small League teams, while he is good to go as captain in at least two Grand League teams.
  • Chris Paul has had some monsters games this season, so you never know if this is that game where he comes into this own.
  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is the leading scorer for the Thunder this season. He must be considered in Grand Leagues.
  • Players like Jamal Murray, Dennis Schroder and Danilo Gallinari are too good to miss out as well.

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Likely squads:

Oklahoma City Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Danilo Gallinari, Steven Adams, Chris Paul, Luguentz Dort, Dennis Schroder, Terrance Ferguson, Abdel Nader, Nerlens Noel, Mike Muscala
Denver Nuggets: Jerami Grant, Torrey Craig, Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, Gary Harris, Monte Morris, Paul Millsap, P. J. Dozier, Noah Vonleh, Jordan McRae

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OKC vs DEN Dream11 teams:

Team 1:
PF: Chris Paul, Jamal Murray
SF: Gary Harris
C: Terance Ferguson, Jerami Grant
PG: Paull Millsap
SG: Nerlens Noel, Nikola Jokic (SP)

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Team 2:
PF: Monte Morris, Dennis Schroder
SF: Gary Harris, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
C: Terance Ferguson
PG: Danilo Gallinari, Mike Muscala
SG: Nikola Jokic (SP)

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