Match preview: Denver Nuggets vs Toronto Raptors

The Denver Nuggets will face Toronto Raptors on 12th March 2022(USA), as the regular season approaches towards its end and the teams prepare themselves for the bigger task ahead which is the playoffs.

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Both these teams have playoff aspirations and so far have been doing well to reach the playoffs as they sit comfortably in the playoff spots.

The Nuggets despite missing their star players have done really well this season while the Raptors have also exceeded expectations that were set for them in this season.

Current record of both the teams:

  • The Denver Nuggets are currently having a record of 40-27 and are the 6th seed in the West.
  • The Toronto Raptors are currently having a record of 36-30 and are the 7th seed in the East.

Injury Report:

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Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray

Nuggets:

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

Raptors:

  1. OG Anunoby – Finger
  2. Malachi Flynn – Hamstring

Players to watch out for in Denver Nuggets vs Toronto Raptors

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Siakam
  • Nikola Jokic – Nuggets :

The reigning MVP is the frontrunner to win the MVP award once again and against this Raptors team who doesn’t have a good big to guard him, you can expect him to drop another 30 point triple-double.

  • Pascal Siakam – Raptors :

Against a tough opponent, Siakam has to be on his A-Game in order to help his team to secure a crucial victory in their run towards the playoffs.

Match Prediction & Telecast details:

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Jokic

This will be a tight matchup against two evenly matched teams but the Nugget might just edge the Raptors out only due to Nikola Jokic.

Prediction:

  • Denver Nuggets to win the game.

You can watch the game via NBA LEAGUE PASS.

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