Denver Nuggets at Rockets

When/where: 7 p.m., Thursday; Toyota Center.
TV/radio: Root Sports; 790 AM, 850 AM (Spanish).
Nuggets (26-42)

1. The Nuggets are 6-3 since Melvin Hunt took over as the interim head coach. That includes wins over Atlanta and Golden State, the league’s top two teams.
2. Guard Ty Lawson ranks third overall in the NBA in assists per game with 9.7.
3. For the first 59 games of the season, the Nuggets averaged 99.1 points per outing. Since Hunt has been their coach, their scoring has incrased to 105.7.
Rockets (45-22)

1. Guards Pat Beverley (elbow bursitis) and Jason Terry (sore hamstring) are questionable for the game. Center Dwight Howard (knee) and forward Kostas Papaniklaou (ankle) are out.
2. Houston and Denver are two of the top offensive rebounding teams in the league. The Rockets average 12.0 per game and the Nuggets average 12.2.
3. The Rockets and the Nuggets have split their last 10 games against each other dating back to 2012.
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