Match preview: Denver Nuggets vs Philadelphia 76ers

The Denver Nuggets will face the Philadelphia 76ers on 14th March 2022(USA), as the regular season approaches its end and the teams prepare themselves for the bigger task ahead which is the playoffs.

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James Harden

Philadelphia 76ers are title contenders and with the addition of James Harden, they are looking a lot stronger with Joel Embiid having an MVP season.

On the other hand, the Nuggets have so far faired very well despite missing their two-star players as they look to the playoffs ahead.

Current record of both the teams:

  • The Denver Nuggets are currently having a record of 40-28 and are the 6th seed in the West
  • The Philadelphia 76ers are currently having a record of 41-25 and are the 2nd seed in the East

Injury Report:

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Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray

Nuggets:

  1. Jamal Murray – ACL
  2. Michael Porter Jr. – Back
  3. Will Barton – Ankle
  4. Vlatko Cancar – Foot

76ers:

  1. Danny Green – Finger

Players to watch out for in Denver Nuggets vs Philadelphia 76ers

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Nikola Jokic
  • Nikola Jokic – Nuggets

The reigning MVP and current frontrunner for the MVP award, Nikola Jokic will be expected to put on a show against his rival Joel Embiid as both of them are neck to neck in the race for the MVP.

  • Joel Embiid – 76ers

He is having one of the best seasons in the NBA history and coming up against his rival Nikola Jokic he will be extra motivated to perform well/

Match Prediction & Telecast details:

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James Harden and Joel Embiid

The Philadelphia 76ers come into this match as the heavy favorites because they have a better squad than the Nuggets who are missing Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr.

Prediction:

  • Philadelphia 76ers to win the game.

You can watch the game via NBA LEAGUE PASS.

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