Nuggets vs Bucks Preview: Hi, my name is… – Denver Stiffs
A slightly reconstituted Denver Nuggets team comes out of the break with a pair of weekend roadies. First up: the Milwaukee Bucks.
Game 54: 2014-15 NBA Season
20-33 (8-19 on road)
30-23 (15-10 at home)
Feb. 20, 2015
Bradley Center – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
6:30 PM MT
Altitude / 950 AM
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Jameer Nelson – day to day (achilles)
Michael Carter-Wiliams – doubtful (toe), John Henson – hopeful (ankle), Jerryd Bayless – day to day (hip), Kenyon Martin – day to day (ankle), Larry Sanders – out indefinitely (personal), Jabari Parker – out for season (knee), Damien Inglis – out for season (foot)
The Nuggets have won the last eight meetings between the two teams, but…
Milwaukee has won its last six home games.
Introductions will be in order tonight when your Denver Nuggets come out of the All-Star break in Milwaukee against the Bucks. Both teams made trades at the deadline, and between new players, injuries, shifts, and possible player punishments, there may be a new cast of characters in a few spots on the floor tonight for both teams.
For the Bucks, they’ve traded for last seasons’ Rookie of the Year, Michael Carter-Williams. An interesting trade for them, as Carter-Williams may not yet be playing at the level Brandon Knight was for the Bucks this season, but may be a better long-term solution, in this nice writeup by Brew Hoops’ Frank Madden. No matter what Carter-Williams long-term success with the Bucks becomes, that story will not start with the Nuggets, as he’s out tonight with a toe injury. He headlines the list of the Bucks walking wounded, with seven players on the injured list. Backup Jerryd Bayless is also not a sure thing, so the point may be a floating target for Milwaukee tonight. Guessing Jason Kidd will be tempted to try “player-coach” tonight if Bayless is out.
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