Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets preview

Clippers vs. Denver Nuggets preview

The Clippers play the Denver Nuggets in the second leg of a back-to-back on Monday after beating the Suns in Phoenix on Sunday, 120-100.

The Clippers (30-14) have won four games in a row. In Sunday's win, they went on a 15-0 run in the fourth quarter to turn a two-point lead into a blowout.

The Nuggets (18-26) have lost six games in a row.

When the teams played in Denver on Dec. 19, the Clippers lost to the Nuggets, 109-106. The Clippers, however, have won seven of their last eight games against the Nuggets on their home court.

The Clippers are in fifth place in the Western Conference, seven games behind the first-place Golden State Warriors and 12 games ahead of the 11th-place Nuggets.

This is the Clippers' final home game before leaving on an eight-game trip.