Minnesota next as Denver Nuggets seek another home win
TIMBERWOLVES AT NUGGETS
WHEN: 7 p.m. MT
WHERE: Pepsi Center, Denver
TV; RADIO: Altitude; 104.3 FM, AM-950
F Andrei Kirilenkko
F Kevin Love
C Nikola Pekovic
G Alexey Shved
G Luke Ridnour
DENVER: Lawson (strained Achilles' tendon) is day-to-day; Wilson Chandler (hip) and Julyan Stone (hip) are out.
MINNESOTA: Chase Budinger (knee), Malcolm Lee (knee), Brandon Roy (knee) and Ricky Rubio (back spasms) are out.
The Nuggets and Timberwolves have split two meetings in 2012-13, with both games played in Minnesota ... The Nuggets have won 25 of the last 31 meetings overall with the Wolves, dating back to the end of the 2004-05 season – including 20 of the last 23 … Since the start of the 2005-06, Denver has gone 12-2 at the Pepsi Center against Minnesota … Since 2004-05, Denver has gone 13-5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis … The Nuggets have five-straight season series wins against the Wolves, as well as six in the last seven years … On 12/10/08, former Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony tied an NBA record by scoring 33 points in the third quarter against the Timberwolves in Denver … In the first meeting between these teams in 2010-11, Kevin Love hung 43 points on the Nuggets to become the first ever Timberwolves player to score 40+ points against Denver during the regular season.