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New Orleans Pelicans (30-42)


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W 123-109
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vs. Mem 
W 95-82
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L 107-117
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Jokic to lead Nuggets against Pelicans

DENVER -- The last time Nikola Jokic was in front of his home fans he supplied a must-see highlight at the expense of LeBron James, backing and bumping the league's four-time MVP deep into the paint before swishing a hook shot over his extended reach.

The Denver Nuggets (35-37) need all the production they can get from their rising 22-year-old Serbian big man as they head into the final 10 games of the regular season. They are clinging onto the eighth spot in the Western Conference, with the Portland Trail Blazers in hot pursuit.

On Sunday, the Nuggets will play the New Orleans Pelicans (30-42), another team in the playoff chase, in Denver's last game at the Pepsi Center before a five-game road trip.

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Leaders
Points: Anthony Davis27.8
Rebounds: Anthony Davis11.9
Assists: Jrue Holiday7.2
FG%: Anthony Davis50.4%
Steals: Jrue Holiday1.61
Blocks: Anthony Davis2.22
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.8 (17)
Rebounds: 48.3 (30)
Assists: 23.0 (19)
FG%: 44.6% (5)
FT%: 76.5% (8)
3P%: 34.6% (5)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 103.6 (20)
Rebounds: 44.1 (10)
Assists: 22.5 (13)
FG%: 44.7% (22)
FT%: 74.6% (24)
3P%: 35.3% (18)
Standings
Southwest Division
  W L Pct GB
x-San Antonio 56 16 .778 --
x-Houston 50 22 .694 6.0
Memphis 40 32 .556 16.0
Dallas 31 41 .431 25.0
New Orleans 30 42 .417 26.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
3/19/2017 Quinn Cook Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/17/2017 Hollis Thompson 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
3/16/2017 Jordan Crawford Signed for the Rest of the Season
3/8/2017 Wayne Selden Jr. Signed to 10-Day Contract
3/7/2017 Reggie Williams 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
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Injuries
Date Player Status
2/22/2017 Omer Asik Illness
10/24/2016 Quincy Pondexter Knee surgery
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