Ty Lawson scored only five points on 2-of-6 shooting during Sunday's loss, but he stole the ball twice and dished out a game-high 11 assists in just 27 minutes.
Wilson Chandler started alongside Danilo Gallinari and Kenneth Faried on Sunday, posting 14 points, two 3-pointers and eight rebounds in 34 minutes while shooting 6-of-10 from the field.
Joffrey Lauvergne missed all five of his shots during Sunday's home loss, finishing scoreless in 11 minutes off the bench.
J.J. Hickson resumed a backup role vs. New Orleans on Sunday, scoring six points on 3-of-11 shooting while grabbing 10 rebounds in just 16 minutes.
Kenneth Faried started at center in the Nuggets' small lineup on Sunday, but he made only 1-of-6 shots to finish with three points, six boards, three assists, one steal and one block.
Gary Harris shifted back to Denver's bench vs. the Pelicans, playing 16 minutes to finish with two points, one rebound, one steal and one turnover.
Randy Foye made his first start of the season on Sunday, finishing with 19 points, five 3-pointers and two steals as the Nuggets lost their sixth consecutive game.
Danilo Gallinari led the Nuggets with 21 points on Sunday, making 7-of-18 FGs and 5-of-6 FTs with four rebounds and one block in 32 minutes.
Will Barton came off Denver's bench for 16 points and a season-high 10 rebounds in Sunday's home loss, adding two steals without any turnovers in 27 minutes.
Darrell Arthur (calf) will not play on Sunday vs. the Pelicans.
Wilson Chandler will start Sunday's game vs. the Pelicans, sending Joffrey Lauvergne to the bench.
Randy Foye will move into the Nuggets' starting lineup on Sunday, sending Gary Harris to the bench.
Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler will start Sunday's game vs. the Pelicans, sending J.J. Hickson and Joffrey Lauvergne back to the bench.
Jusuf Nurkic (ankle) will not play vs. the Pelicans on Sunday as expected.
Darrell Arthur (calf) has been downgraded to doubtful for Sunday's game vs. the Pelicans.