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Nene Injury Update: Nuggets Big Man Plans To Test Calf On Sunday

The Denver Nuggets have had their depth seriously tested throughout the season, as injuries to key guys like Danilo Gallinari and Nene have prevented this team from forming a rhythm. However, the Nuggets may be on the verge of receiving some good news on the injury front, as Benjamin Hochman is reporting that Nene may be available on Sunday against the San Antonio Spurs:

@nuggetsnews: Nene participating in practice here in San An.. He told me last night he was gonna give his calf a shot in Sundays game

Nene has missed the last nine games because of his calf injury. In his absence, the Nuggets have struggled to a 4-5 record. However, Denver has received a boost from rookie forward Kenneth Faried, who has been active on the glass in the absence of Nene. Over the past nine games, Faried has recorded four double-doubles.

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