7 P.M. VS. DENVER • TARGET CENTER • FSN, 830-AM
Preview: The Nuggets’ 114-85 home victory over Memphis on Saturday night ended a three-game losing streak. G Ty Lawson had 25 points and 11 assists in that one for Denver, and G Arron Afflalo added 23 points. … This is the second of four meetings between the teams.
Players to watch: Nuggets F Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 26 points and had a career-high 25 rebounds in the teams’ previous meeting, on Dec. 26. It was his second career 20-point, 20-rebound game and his third career game with 20 or more rebounds. Those 25 rebounds are the most in the NBA this season. … Lawson is averaging 16.6 points per game, and his 10.2 assists are a career high.
Injuries: Wolves G Ricky Rubio (sprained ankle), C Nikola Pekovic and G Kevin Martin (wrist surgery) are listed as out. Nuggets F Danilo Gallinari (knee), G Randy Foye (quad strain), C JaVale McGee (leg strain) are listed as out, G Nate Robinson (wrist sprain) is questionable. C Jusuf Nurkic (lumbopelvic strain) and F Darrell Arthur (leg strain) are probable.