Nets vs. Nuggets, 9:00 P.M. EST:
TBG Open Thread

Kenneth Faried, Reggie Evans

Tonight: The 42-29 Brooklyn Nets, five games into their eight-game, 17-day road trip thanks to Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey taking over Barclays Center, take on the 49-24 Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The Nuggets have won 17 straight games at home and recently had a 15-game winning streak snapped. The Nets are 4-1 so far on the road trip, winning their past two games despite not having Joe Johnson — albeit against inferior competition.

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Watch & Listen: Tonight’s game is broadcast on YES Network. Ryan Ruocco and Jim Spanarkel are on the call. The game is also broadcast on ESPN. The game is radio simulcast on WFAN, and in Spanish on WADO.

Out: For Brooklyn, Joe Johnson is OUT for the third straight game as he rests his sore quad. Keith Bogans will again start in his place. The Nuggets are without point guard Ty Lawson, the team’s offensive catalyst, and rely on the ageless Andre Miller to start in his place.

Starting Lineups:
Denver Nuggets: Andre Miller, Andre Iguodala, Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, Kosta Koufos (83 minutes, minutes, +/- +12.5 per 100 possessions)
Brooklyn Nets: Deron Williams, Keith Bogans, Gerald Wallace, Reggie Evans, Brook Lopez (60 minutes, +/- +22.9 per 100 possessions)

Advanced Statistics:
Denver Nuggets: 107.2 offensive rating (4th), 102.2 defensive rating (11th), 97.59 possessions per game (2nd)
Brooklyn Nets: 104.4 offensive rating (9th), 103.4 defensive rating (17th), 90.83 possessions per game (29th)

Go Nets!