DEN vs PHI Dream11 NBA Team Prediction – Fantasy Team News
Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets
Match Timing: February 09, 2019, @ 05:30 AM IST
NBA Regular Season
Venue – Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia
DEN vs PHI Dream11 MATCH PREVIEW:
Philadelphia 76ers will meet Denver Nuggets in the NBA match at Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, on Saturday morning (IST).
Joel Embiid dominated the game but Philadelphia 76ers came short against the team ethics of Toronto Raptors, losing the match 107-119 at Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia.
The NBA All-Star dropped a game-high 37 points and also added game’s best 13 rebounds to his efforts. Ben Simmons (20 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists) and Jimmy Butler (18 points) also had a good game.
But in terms of the overall picture, the Sixers were no match for the Raptors. They lost the first quarter 28-40 and fell behind by 17 points at the break.
Toronto had six players touching the double-digit mark, with Kawhi Leonard scoring 24 points. Serge Ibaka (20 points), Pascal Siakam (16 points) and Kyle Lowry (20 points) all enjoyed a good game.
Denver Nuggets suffered their second consecutive loss as they went down 130-135 against Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center.
Nikola Jokic dropped a triple-double and was pivotal in Denver Nuggets’ late charge. The 23-year-old scored 25 poits, 10 assists and 14 rebounds in the match.
Regular Season Record-
Philadelphia 76ers:W-34, L-20
Denver Nuggets: W-37, L-17
Players to watch out for:
Joel Embiid –Incredible! A player destined for great things! He is at par with most of his peers, his numbers are truly magical. He is Joel Embiid, the 24-year-old Cameroonian. The 7’0” Center, is racking up MVP-calibre numbers this season and is a serious threat for any team on any given day. For the season, he is averaging 27.4 points per game.
Jimmy Butler – He joined the team midway during the current season, and just look at his numbers, he has truly repaid the faith shown by this franchise.
The former Minnesota Timberwolves star is averaging 19.5 points per game this season.
Nikola Jokic –The 23-year-old Center is a player who can do almost everything on a Basketball court. From the defensive job to score points for his team, Nikola Jokic is Nuggets’ best player this season. He is averaging 20.2 points per game at an efficiency rate of 27.50.
Jamal Murray – The young stalwart is only into the 2nd year of his professional career but has become far mature than his age. The 21-year-old is averaging 18.5 points per game.
DEN vs PHI Dream11 TEAM NEWS:
Injured – Markelle Fultz is still a long way away from recovering from the shoulder injury he suffered in November.
Also, Tobias Harris has joined the team from Los Angeles Clippers but is expected not to feature in this game. The 26-year-old is in line to make his debut next week.
Questionable – While, JJ Redick (illness) and Malachi Richardson (knee Injury) both remain questionable and will be assessed ahead of the match.
Suspended – None.
Injured – The former Boston Celtics stars Isaiah Thomas will not be playing in the match as he is still recovering from a hip injury.
Michael Porter Jr. has been ruled out with a back injury.
Questionable – Paul Millsap missed the last two games due to an ankle injury and remains doubtful for this match.
Gary Harris is another player who has been listed as questionable by Denver Nuggets ahead of this match.
Suspended – None.
DEN vs PHI Dream11 Teams (Probables):
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DEN vs PHI Dream11 Fantasy Team:
INDIA FANTASY PREDICTION:
An almost identical record in the last 10 games, and two consecutive losses coming into this match, both the teams can do with a win here in this match.
Since Philadelphia are at home, we back them to win the game.
NOTE: THIS DEN vs PHI Dream11 MATCH PREVIEW IS BASED ON OUR RESEARCH AND UNDERSTANDING FROM VARIOUS NEWS SOURCES. YOU CAN SELECT YOUR OWN PLAYING 11 ON THE BASIS OF TEAM NEWS.