8 p.m. at Denver • Pepsi Center • FSN, 830-AM
Preview: The 25-30 Nuggets tied an NBA record by making 24 three-pointers in Monday’s signature victory of their season, a 132-110 home trouncing of mighty Golden State. They played with only nine healthy players and shot 40 threes. While Warriors star Stephen Curry went 1-for-11 on threes, every Nugget starter made at least one three except for big man Nikola Jokic — and he only had a 17-point, 21-rebound, 12-assist triple-double. The Nuggets tied the league record for threes set by Houston in December, led by rookie Juancho Hernangomez with six. … This completes the four-game season series. The Nuggets lead 2-1.
Player to watch: Jokic has had his first two career triple-doubles in the past six games.
A player has registered a triple-double with at least 17 points and 20 rebounds 16 times in NBA history, and former Nuggets star Fat Lever did it twice in one season (1987-88). The 41st player taken in the 2014 draft, Jokic is averaging 20.2 points, 9.9 rebounds and 4.9 assists on 61-percent shooting from the field, 40-percent on threes and 84 percent on free throws in his past 31 games.
Injuries: Wolves G Zach LaVine underwent surgery in Los Angeles on Tuesday to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and is out for the season. F Adreian Payne is out indefinitely while he is treated for thrombocytopenia, a deficiency of platelets in the blood. … Nuggets F Kenneth Faried (ankle sprain), F Danilo Gallinari (groin strain) and F Darrell Arthur (knee soreness) are out, G Emmanuel Mudiay (back pain) and F Wilson Chandler (illness) are questionable.