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The Pelicans return to the Smoothie King Center to face the Denver Nuggets at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Here are three things to know:

1. GIVE ME MOORE

Pelicans’ guard E’Twaun Moore helped make up for Anthony Davis’ absence, scoring a career-best 27 points during Monday’s loss to Golden State. Moore has converted a blistering 53 percent of his 3-point attempts over the past month, helping fortify New Orleans’ three-guard lineup.

2. DENVER DEALING

The Nuggets blasted New Orleans 148-114 on Nov. 17 in the Pepsi Center, the last meeting between these teams. The Pelicans set a low-water mark defensively, allowing more points than any game in franchise history, which dates to 2002-03.

3. FROM WAY DOWNTOWN

The Pelicans are converting from deep at a record rate. New Orleans has made at least 14 3-pointers in four straight games, the longest streak in franchise history. The previous high was a two-game stretch.

This article originally ran on theadvocate.com.

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