Nuggets Vs. Hornets: Nuggets Come Back For 96-88 Victory

The Denver Nuggets have won four straight games after defeating the New Orleans Hornets.

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Al Harrington: SI.com Gives Denver Nuggets' Forward Props For Early-Season Play

The quailty play of Denver Nuggets forward Al Harrington has been noticed by fans, and on Friday the bench contributor was given some solid props in an article by SI.com's Zach Lowe, who writes for the blog The Point Forward.

"(Harrington) has emerged as an improbable Sixth Man of the Year candidate," writes Lowe, who listed the Nuggets forward in a list of NBA players that are outperforming their expectations, "though the award remains James Harden’s to lose. Unlike some of the other guys on this list, Harrington isn’t hitting an unsustainable number of long two-point jumpers. Of his 24 spot-up chances this season, all but a couple have been either threes or drives to the rim, according to Synergy Sports. He’s crashing the boards a bit harder, something he’ll have to do as a power forward (or even a center!) in George Karl’s small lineups."

For more comments on Harrington and the full list of NBA players, click here to read the full article.

You can catch Harrington in action tonight, as the Nuggets visit the New Orleans Hornets (6 p.m. MT on Altitude).

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Nene Injury: Nuggets Forward Game-Time Decision For Friday

Missing the last two Denver Nuggets games because of a left heel strain, forward Nene Hilario return for Friday night's contest against the New Orleans Hornets is still a game-time decision. According to Nuggets.com's beat writer Aaron Lopez, Hilario was riding a stationary bike at practice and his playing status will not determined til around game time.

During the absence of Hilario, the Nuggets have defeated the Milwaukee Bucks, 91-86, and the Sacramento Kings, 110-83, respectively. Also, big man Kosta Koufos has played well in his place.

On Monday, against the Bucks, Koufos chipped in with eight points in 19 minutes, while on Wednesday he posted his first career double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds the victory over Kings.

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