DEN vs LAL Dream11: It's a top-of-the-table clash in the Western Conference as Denver Nuggets prepare to host the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA 2019-20 regular season match at Pepsi Center on Thursday morning (IST). The Lakers are the best team in the Western Conference this season as they continue to lead the charge with a 40-12 return on the season so far. Only Eastern Conference giants Milwaukee Bucks boast a better return than the Showtime this season. Lakers last defeated Phoenix Suns 125-100 at Staples Center to 4-1 in the last five games.
Denver Nuggets are second in the West, and only three games behind the Lakers heading into this game. They are on a five game-winning run and are 8-2 in the last 10 matches. The Nuggets are also one of the best teams in home games this season.
Fantasy Basketball – Head-to-head:
Total Games: 177
Denver Nuggets: 71
Los Angeles Lakers: 106
Denver Nuggets will play host to Los Angeles Lakers at Pepsi Center in the NBA. The match will start at 08:30 AM (IST), February 13, Thursday morning (IST).
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Dream11 Tips and Predictions: Fantasy Picks-
LeBron James: He continues to defy age. His numbers for a player of his age are just phenomenal.
Points Per Game: 24.8
Rebounds Per Game: 7.7
Assists Per Game: 10.7
Steals Per Game: 1.3
Blocks Per Game: 0.4
Anthony Davis: One of the most dominant players on the court, for his defence, can be as elite as his offence.
Points Per Game: 26.5
Rebounds Per Game: 9.2
Assists Per Game: 3.3
Steals Per Game: 1.6
Blocks Per Game: 2.4
Nikola Jokic: Nuggets' superstar, and their best bet to win any game. He dominates both ends of the court.
Points Per Game: 20.6
Rebounds Per Game: 10.2
Assists Per Game: 6.9
Steals Per Game: 1.1
Blocks Per Game: 0.7
Jamal Murray: Nuggets' second-best offensive player this season. He can erupt with the game-high numbers here.
Points Per Game: 18.6
Rebounds Per Game: 4.0
Assists Per Game: 4.6
Steals Per Game: 1.3
Blocks Per Game: 0.3
Denver Nuggets vs Los Angeles Lakers Team News:
Denver Nuggets Team news:
Status Out: Nuggets will miss three first-team players for the home clash against the Lakers.
Will Barton (knee injury), Mason Plumlee (foot injury) and Michael Porter Jr. (ankle injury) are on Nuggets' injury list ahead of this game.
Status Questionable: Nuggets will take a late call on PJ Dozier as he is recovering from a right hip contusion.
Denver Nuggets' expected squad to face the Los Angeles Lakers: Monte Morris, Paul Millsap, P. J. Dozier, Jordan McRae, Keita Bates-Diop, Torrey Craig, Jerami Grant, Nikola Jokic, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray
Los Angeles Lakers Team news:
Status Out: DeMarcus Cousins (knee injury).
Status Questionable: None.
Los Angeles Lakers' expected squad to face the Denver Nuggets: Anthony Davis, LeBron James, JaVale McGee, Danny Green, Avery Bradley, Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Dwight Howard, Kyle Kuzma, Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Troy Daniels, Jared Dudley
DEN vs LAL Dream11 starting five:
PF: Torrey Craig
SF: Jerami Grant
C: Nikola Jokic
PG: Jamal Murray
SG: Gary Harris
Los Angeles Lakers:
PF: Anthony Davis
SF: LeBron James
C: JaVale McGee
PG: Danny Green
SG: Avery Bradley
Likely to feature from the bench:
Denver Nuggets: Monte Morris, Paul Millsap, P. J. Dozier, Jordan McRae, Keita Bates-Diop
Los Angeles Lakers: Rajon Rondo, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Dwight Howard, Kyle Kuzma, Alex Caruso, Quinn Cook, Troy Daniels, Jared Dudley
Dream11 Basketball Prediction: DEN vs LAL Dream11 teams:
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