With eight of their next nine at home, the Denver Nuggets will look to get right back on track after their six-game win streak was snapped their last time out.
They may have a good chance to do so Friday night against the improved Washington Wizards, who still can't stop their losing ways on the road and have lost nine of 10 meetings with the Nuggets.
The Nuggets (24-17) have won 13 of 14 in Denver and are 15-2 there for the second-best home mark in the NBA.
Denver ranks near the top of the league in home scoring with 106.2 points per game, and it's averaged 109.4 during its five-game win streak at the Pepsi Center.
The Nuggets' 117-97 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday saw a rare off night from leading scorer Danilo Gallinari, who had 11 points and shot 3 of 10. Gallinari averaged 21.7 points in the previous six games.
Ty Lawson also had a rough performance, scoring two points in 20 minutes after totaling 44 in his previous two contests.
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