Preview: Denver Nuggets start a road trip against Charlotte Hornet


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East to take on the Charlotte Hornets (39-36) as they’re making their push towards the end of the season and jockeying for playoff positioning. 

 Denver currently sits in sixth place just one game back from the Utah Jazz and 1.5 games ahead of the Minnesota Timberwolves in seventh. 

The Hornets are unlikely to catch anyone in front of them, but they’re not giving up on trying.

For Denver, after going on a run out of the All-Star Break, they’ve stumbled a bit over their last 10 games to a 5-5 record,

With seven games remaining, this is one of the three that Denver will play against above .500 teams, 

For Charlotte, they’re playing great basketball right now. They’re 7-3 in their last 10 games while in position for the franchise’s first playoff berth since the 2015-16 season.

If the season ended today, they would play the Cleveland Cavaliers for a chance at the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference,

Denver will play against above .500 teams, and they’ll be wanting to build some late-season momentum heading into the playoffs.