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Sunday, November 20th (All times eastern)

Memphis Grizzlies (7-3) at Denver Nuggets (5-5), 9 p.m.

(Sports Network) - Two winning streaks are on the line tonight, as the Denver Nuggets welcome Pau Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies to the Pepsi Center.

The Grizzlies have lost 15 straight and 17 of their last 18 at Denver. The last time the Grizzlies defeated the Nuggets on the road was on November 18, 1997.

Memphis has won four straight games overall and will closeout a three-game road trip. On Saturday, Mike Miller scored 18 points and Damon Stoudamire added 14, including a huge three-pointer in the closing minute, as the Grizzlies held off the Utah Jazz, 80-72 at the Delta Center.

Gasol finished with 14 points and seven rebounds in the win over the Jazz for Memphis, which has won three in a row on the road and seven of nine overall since losing it's season-opener at Miami.

Memphis is 4-2 on the road this season. The Grizzlies will return to the FedExForum to host the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday and the Houston Rockets on November 25.

Denver enters tonight's contest on a two-game winning streak. On Friday, Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points to lead the Nuggets over the New York Knicks, 95-86, at the Pepsi Center. Marcus Camby finished with 20 points and 13 rebounds against his former club for Denver, which has won three of its last four games overall.

Guard Andre Miller had 12 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds in the win over New York for the Nuggets, who have won four in a row in front of their home crowd.

On the injury front, Denver forward Kenyon Martin, who did not play against the Knicks, is doubtful with a knee injury.

The Nuggets are 4-1 at home this season. After tonight's game, they will embark on a brief two-game road trip, which will consist of stops in Washington and Detroit.

Denver has won four in a row in this series, while the home team has captured 12 of the last 14 contests.

11/20 10:12:55 ET


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