Denver Nuggets’ Will Barton, right, goes up for the shot with Philadelphia 76ers’ Isaiah Joe, left, defending during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Philadelphia. The Nuggets won 115-103. Denver plays host to Philadelphia again Tuesday night. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Philadelphia 76ers (32-14, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (28-18, fifth in the Western Conference)

Denver; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic leads Denver into a matchup against Philadelphia. He currently ranks seventh in the league scoring 26.9 points per game.

The Nuggets are 13-9 on their home court. Denver ranks sixth in the Western Conference with 49 points per game in the paint led by Jokic averaging 14.4.

The 76ers are 13-10 in road games. Philadelphia is seventh in the NBA scoring 114.8 points per game while shooting 48%.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Nuggets won 115-103 in the last meeting on Jan. 9. Gary Harris led Denver with 21 points, and Tyrese Maxey led Philadelphia with 39 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jokic is averaging 26.9 points, 11.1 rebounds, 8.5 assists and 1.6 steals for the Nuggets. Michael Porter Jr. is averaging 20.5 points and 8.3 rebounds while shooting 58.4% over the last 10 games for Denver.

Danny Green leads the 76ers averaging 2.6 made 3-pointers while scoring 9.7 points per game and shooting 40.6% from beyond the arc. Tobias Harris is shooting 55.0% and averaging 23 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Nuggets: 7-3, averaging 115.5 points, 45.2 rebounds, 29.2 assists, 8.4 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.2 points on 47.6% shooting.

76ers: 8-2, averaging 115.1 points, 48.1 rebounds, 23.2 assists, 9.5 steals and 6.4 blocks per game while shooting 49.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 103.6 points on 45.2% shooting.

INJURIES: Nuggets: Gary Clark: out (not with team), Greg Whittington: day to day (knee), Monte Morris: out (quad).

76ers: Joel Embiid: out (knee).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.