The Denver Nuggets conclude the 2011 NBA preseason by completing a home-and-home series with the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. After a 127-110 victory over the Suns on Tuesday night, however, the Nuggets will be without a couple of starters for the game.
For the Suns, Marcin Gortat will not start after injuring his thumb in Tuesday contest. Robin Lopez will start in his place, reports SB Nation Arizona. Grant Hill is expected to make his debut on Thursday while Steve Nash, Channing Frye and Jared Dudley will start again for the Suns.
This game will not be televised, but tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. MT.