Nuggets Vs. Clippers Preview: Denver Looks To Extend Win Streak To Seven

One thing about tonight's game between the Denver Nuggets (14-5) and Los Angeles Clippers (10-6) is for certain: it will be highly entertaining. Though the match up will be overshadowed nationally between the first meeting this season of the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat, it may be hard, from an entertainment standpoint, to beat the pairing of the "bombs away" Nuggets and the team affectionally known as Lob City.

On top of that, both teams come into the game playing well. The Clippers are 9-4 since the turn of the year, and the Nuggets are riding a six game winning streak that has seen them score over 100 points in all games but one. Though Los Angeles leads the NBA's Pacific Division, they've only been on the road five times this season (one of which was in their home arena vs. the Los Angeles Lakers), and have only won once, on opening night vs. the Golden State Warriors.

The Nuggets will be confident heading into the game, but if there's anything that might give them pause, it's that star point guard Ty Lawson is questionable for the game, which would leave Andre Miller, or perhaps Arron Afflalo, as the primary defender on superstar Chris Paul.

Game date/time: Sunday, January 29, 2012, 6:00 p.m. MT

Location: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colo.

TV: ALT

Radio: KRWZ 950 AM

Odds: Denver favored by 6

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of the Nuggets, visit Denver Stiffs, and for more on the Clippers, visit Clips Nation. And for more news and notes from around the NBA, head over to SB Nation's NBA news hub.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Denver

You must be a member of SB Nation Denver to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Denver. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Denver

You must be a member of SB Nation Denver to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Denver. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.