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Nuggets host the 76ers in out-of-conference matchup

Philadelphia 76ers (5-2, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (5-2, third in the Western Conference)

Denver; Friday, 9 p.m. EST

Denver takes on Philadelphia in out-of-conference play.

Denver went 54-28 overall during the 2018-19 season while going 34-7 at home. The Nuggets averaged 110.7 points per game while shooting 46.6% from the field and 35.1% from 3-point range last season.

Philadelphia finished 31-21 in Eastern Conference action and 20-21 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The 76ers averaged 115.2 points per game while shooting 47.1% from the field and 35.9% from deep last season.

The matchup Friday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

Nuggets Injuries: Gary Harris: day to day (ankle).

76ers Injuries: Ben Simmons: day to day (right shoulder soreness), Shake Milton: day to day (knee).

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