Nikola Jokic Leads Nuggets Against Kevin Durant and Suns

Nikola Jokic, who scores an average of 29 points per game, and the Denver Nuggets (13-6) face off against Kevin Durant, with an average of 31.3 points per game, and the Phoenix Suns (11-7).

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Continue reading to learn all the details about the showdown between the Suns and Nuggets, including how to watch the live action with a free trial of Fubo.

Nuggets vs. Suns Game Info

When: Friday, December 1, 2023 at 10:00 PM

Where: Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona

TV: Altitude Sports

Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo

Nuggets Stats Insights

This season, the Nuggets shoot at a rate of 49.1% from the field, surpassing the 45.8% allowed by the Suns to their opponents by 3.3 percentage points.

Denver has a record of 12-4 when shooting above 45.8% from the field.

The Suns are the 16th-ranked rebounding team in the league, the Nuggets sit at 13th.

The Nuggets score just one more point per game (114.2) than the Suns allow (113.2).

Denver is 7-1 when scoring more than 113.2 points.

Suns Stats Insights

The Suns have maintained a shooting percentage of 47.4% from the field this season, which is 0.8 percentage points higher than the 46.6% average of the Nuggets’ opponents.

This season, Phoenix has a 7-2 record in games where the team collectively shoots higher than 46.6% from the field.

The Nuggets hold the 11th position as the league’s best rebounding team, while the Suns are ranked 14th.

The Suns score an average of 116.4 points per game, which is 6.7 points higher than the 109.7 points that the Nuggets concede to opponents.

Phoenix has a record of 10-3 when scoring more than 109.7 points.

Nuggets Home & Away Comparison

When playing at home, the Nuggets are scoring an average of 121.8 points per game. In road games, they are averaging 107.3 points per contest.

When playing at home, Denver is allowing an average of 110.8 points per game. Away from home, they are allowing 108.8 points.

In home games, the Nuggets are averaging 13 threes per game with a 39.5% shooting percentage from three-point land. This is 2.3 more threes and 5.3 percentage points better than their averages in road games, where they make 10.7 threes per game with a 34.2% three-point shooting percentage.

Suns Home & Away Comparison

The Suns score more points per game at home (119.4) than away (114.1), but they also allow more at home (115.1) than on the road (111.6).

At home, Phoenix allows 115.1 points per game, while away, they concede 111.6 points.

The Suns gather 0.8 fewer assists per game at home (25.9) than on the road (26.7).

Nuggets Injuries

NameGame StatusInjury
Vlatko CancarOutKnee
Aaron GordonOutHeel
Jamal MurrayOutAnkle

Suns Injuries

NameGame StatusInjury
Damion LeeOutKnee
Devin BookerOutAnkle
Bradley BealOutBack