Week Ahead: Denver Nuggets head toward the break
Team in survival mode with two games left on road trip
The All-Star break can’t come soon enough for the Denver Nuggets.
Starting point guard Ty Lawson is dealing with a fractured rib. His backup Nate Robinson and forward Danilo Gallinari are out for the season after knee operations. Center JaVale McGee remains sidelined with a stress fracture in his left leg.
Before the break arrives, the Nuggets (24-25) must complete a four-game road trip that continues Monday night against the Indiana Pacers and concludes Wednesday against the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Here’s a quick look at each opponent: