Chandler expects to miss Denver’s next 3 games
The Nuggets will be without forward Wilson Chandler and probably
point guard Ty Lawson for their game against the Philadelphia 76ers
on Thursday night when Denver goes for its 14th straight
Chandler and Lawson were injured in the Nuggets’ 114-104 win at
Oklahoma City on Tuesday night. Chandler separated his left
shoulder and Lawson bruised his right heel.
Coach George Karl said Chandler was out for Thursday night’s
game at the Pepsi Center and Lawson would suit up but likely
Chandler said his shoulder felt better Thursday but added that
he plans to sit out Denver’s next three games and hopes to return
March 27 against San Antonio.
Lawson leads the Nuggets with a 16.9-point scoring average.
Chandler is averaging 11.8 points and five rebounds.