Homeland: Nuggets face Magic in first of four at Pepsi Center
MAGIC AT NUGGETS
WHEN: 7 p.m. MT
WHERE: Pepsi Center, Denver
TV; RADIO: Altitude; 104.3 FM, AM-950
F DeQuan Jones
F Andrew Nicholson
C Nikola Vucevic
G Arron Afflalo
G Jameer Nelson
DENVER: Wilson Chandler (hip) and Julyan Stone (hip) are out.
ORLANDO: Gustavo Ayon (bruised thigh), Glen Davis (sprained shoulder), Al Harrington (knee surgery) and E'Twaun Moore (sprained elbow) are out.
The Nuggets have won eight of the last nine games against Orlando in Denver since the 2003-04 season … The Nuggets are just 2-18 in their last 20 games played in Orlando (had a 15-game road losing streak from the 1992-93 season through the 2007-08 season) … Denver has actually lost 21 of the last 24 games in Orlando since 1990-91 … The Nuggets and Magic had split the season series 1-1 each of the last eight years before Denver swept 2-0 in 2011-12, their first season series sweep of the Magic since 1991-92 – that stood as the longest drought for the Nuggets against any Eastern Conference team … The Nuggets own a lifetime .375 winning percentage against the Magic (18-30 all-time), which ranks as the second worst winning percentage for Denver against a single opponent (the .349 all-time winning percentage against the L.A. Lakers is the only one lower).