The Denver Nuggets have faced a grueling road schedule early in the season, and they'll finally get a chance to start a big homestand after two more road ties over the weekend. After they play two tough match-ups against the Mavericks and Grizzlies, they'll play 15 of their next 18 games at the Pepsi Center.
The other teams from the Northwest facing two games over the weekend are the Jazz and Trail Blazers. Division-leading Oklahoma City, seven games ahead of anyone else in the division, will play the Rockets on Saturday.
Here is the NBA action from around the Northwest Division this weekend:
Friday, Dec. 28
Nuggets at Mavericks, 6:30 p.m. MT, Altitude 2
Clippers at Jazz, 7 p.m. MT, PRI
Trail Blazers at Lakers, 8:30 p.m. MT, POR
Saturday, Dec. 29
Nuggets at Grizzlies, 6 p.m. MT, Altitude
Thunder at Rockets, 6 p.m. MT, FxK
76ers at Trail Blazers, 8 p.m. MT, TCN
Sunday, Dec. 30
Jazz at Clippers, 7:30 p.m. MT, RT
A full schedule for every game around the NBA can be found over at SI.com.