Nuggets face the Hawks on 3-game win streak
Atlanta Hawks (4-8, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (7-4, fourth in the Western Conference)
Denver; Friday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Denver heads into a matchup with Atlanta as winners of three games in a row.
Denver finished 47-25 overall with a 25-11 record at home during the 2020-21 season. The Nuggets averaged 115.1 points per game while allowing opponents to score 110.1 last season.
Atlanta finished 24-18 in Eastern Conference action and 16-20 on the road last season. The Hawks averaged 24.1 assists per game on 40.8 made field goals last season.
INJURIES: Nuggets: Vlatko Cancar: out (left hip), Michael Porter Jr.: out (back), Jamal Murray: out (knee).
Hawks: Bogdan Bogdanovic: day to day (ankle), Onyeka Okongwu: out (shoulder).