The Nuggets are in the midst of their hottest stretch of the season, with victories in five of their past seven games. At 14-18, they are tied with Sacramento for eighth in the NBA’s Western Conference. The Nuggets have won four of their past five games at home.
Philadelphia comes to town on the second of a back-to-back set, having played at Utah on Thursday night. The Sixers are 0-6 this season in the second game of back-to-back sets. This also is the finale of a fourgame Western Conference road trip.