Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction and match preview – July 15, 2022 | 2022 NBA Summer League

The Philadelphia 76ers will face the Denver Nuggets in an NBA Summer League game at the Cox Pavilion on July 15. Both teams come into this game thanks to their wins in their previous encounters.

The 76ers faced a talented team from the Miami Heat. It was a neck and neck affair the entire game. However, in the end, it was the 76ers who emerged victorious with a score of 75-71.

Trevelin Queen scored a team-high 16 points for Philly. Malik Ellison also stepped up with 12 points and 10 rebounds. Javonte Smart did his best to keep the Heat in the game. But the 76ers’ resilience helped them secure a win on the night.

Meanwhile, the Denver Nuggets faced the LA Clippers. After starting the game strong, the Nuggets faced tough challenges in the second half from the Clippers. However, they were locked in and came out with an 80-75 victory.

Matt Mitchell scored 17 points on 50% shooting from the field. Collin Gillespie and Jack White added 12 and 14 points respectively. The Clippers fought hard, but it wasn’t enough to prevent a loss to the Nuggets.

Match Details

Fixation: Philadelphia 76ers vs. LA Clippers | 2022 NBA Summer League

Date and hour : Thursday, July 15 at 6 p.m. ET [Friday, July 16 at 3:30 AM IST]

Venue: Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada

Philadelphia 76ers preview

Malik Ellison with a dunk during the 76ers game against the Heat [Image Credits: 76ers/Twitter]
Malik Ellison with a dunk during the 76ers game against the Heat [Image Credits: 76ers/Twitter]

The Philadelphia 76ers have lost two of their three Summer League games. This indefinitely sidelined them from the race to enter the championship game. However, the 76ers will be looking to end their tournament on a high note.

Despite the setbacks, the 76ers have found great talent in the Summer League. Tyler Bey, Charles Bassey and Cassius Winston have all been brilliant for the team in all three games. Going into the game against the Nuggets, the team hopes these players will give their best.

One of the most visible problems for the Philadelphia 76ers in the tournament has been offense. The team did not score more than 85 points once. They seem to lack energy at this end of the field, which has clearly reflected their results.

Although the game against the Nuggets is not of primary importance, the 76ers hope to work on their offense. If they are able to improve in that department, they could put up a great fight against the Nuggets.

Key Player – Cassius Winston

Cassius Winston played for the Washington Wizards in the NBA. However, the Philadelphia 76ers called him up to represent their Summer League team this season. This decision paid off well as Winston was a great addition for them,

The young guard is phenomenal and can score as well as make plays for the team. Winston is currently averaging 7.0 APG in the Summer League. His ability to pick players easily helped him get a lot of playing time in the tournament.

float like a 🦋, sting like @CassiusWinston.

Winston is a two-way player with the Washington Wizards. His performances have been excellent and coach Wes Unseld Jr. will certainly be pleased with the development of his game. He played seven games for the Wizards last season, but that could increase significantly in the 2022-23 season.

Washington Wizards predicted roster

peak guard – Cassius Winston shooting guard – Trevelin Queen, small forward – Charlie Brown Jr., Power forward -Malik Ellison, Center -Charles Bassey

Overview of Denver nuggets

The Nuggets will need this victory against the 76ers if they want to qualify for the championship game [Image Credits: Denver Nuggets/Twitter]
The Nuggets will need this victory against the 76ers if they want to qualify for the championship game [Image Credits: Denver Nuggets/Twitter]

After starting their campaign with a loss, the Denver Nuggets have won back-to-back Summer League games. They were one of the most exciting teams to watch in the tournament.

Collin Gillespie was one of the Nuggets’ best players in three games. He has averaged 13.3 PPG and 4.7 APG so far.

The Nuggets’ greatest weapon has been their defense. Although they couldn’t do anything meaningful on the offensive side, the team remained locked in on the defensive side of things.

Doing that against the Philadelphia 76ers will give them their third win of the tournament.

Key Player – Collin Gillespie

Collin Gillespie went undrafted in the 2022 NBA draft. However, the Nuggets saw the potential and gave him a two-way contract. He was added to their Summer League roster and the move turned out to be the right one for the team. Gillespie’s dynamic style of play was fun to watch.

He is a natural goalscorer and can also make great plays for the team. He received the prestigious Bob Cousy Award for his contribution to Villanova. Gillespie will be looking to keep firing on all cylinders in the NBA.

Certainly, not being drafted will sink in his head. However, he will use it to prove to the teams that they were wrong by not drafting him.

Denver Nuggets Scheduled Lineup

peak guard – Collin Gillespie shooting guard -Matt Mitchell small forward – Peyton Watson Power forward – Christian Brown Center – Ishmael Kamagate

Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets Prediction

The Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets game is going to be an exciting encounter. However, given the number of players the 76ers have on their roster, they could pick up a win in this encounter.

Where to watch the Philadelphia 76ers vs Denver Nuggets game?

The 76ers vs. Nuggets game will be televised nationally on NBA TV. The live stream for the same will also be available on the official NBA app and Fubo TV.

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