NBA Game of the Day – 3/15/12 – Thunder at Nuggets

Oklahoma City Thunder at Denver Nuggets

3/15/12

9:00 PM Eastern time / 6:00 PM Pacific time

PepsiCenter in Denver,Colorado

TV: NBA League pass 

Line: Oklahoma City Thunder -1

2011-12 Records:

Oklahoma City Thunder: 32-10 (1st Western conference)

Denver Nuggets: 24-19 (6th Western conference)

Record vs. each other: Thunder 1-0 over Nuggets

Players of interest:

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden

Denver Nuggets: Ty Lawson, Danillo Gallinari

Why you want to watch:

  • Thunder beat the Nuggets in their ealier match up of the season 124-118. The game was in Oklahoma City.  
  • In the Thunder’s overtime win over the Nuggets, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook went for a combined 91 points.
  • Nene and Danilo Gallinari did not play in the two teams earlier match up. They are both expected to play today.
  • Denver has had an unusual problems winning at home where they historically have had much success. The Nuggets are currently barely above .500 at home with their 13-10 record.
  • Thunder have the best road record in the Western Conference at 14-7.

– Fern Rea “@fullcourtfern”