• My Scores
  • Golf
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • NFL Draft

Andre Iguodala and Danilo Gallinari out Tuesday

By Royce Young | NBA writer

The Nuggets will be shorthanded in Toronto on Tuesday night as Andre Iguodala (neck) and Danilo Gallinari (sinus infection) are both out, according to the team.

Iguodala suffered the injury -- officially called a right cervical strain -- on Sunday against Boston.

Without Iguodala, the Nuggets will likely look to start Corey Brewer in his place, as well as the potential for more dual point guard minutes between Ty Lawson and Andre Miller. No Gallinari would typically mean a start for Wilson Chandler, but he's a late scratch with a strained groin. So expect rookie Evan Fournier to likely get a start.

Missing two starters will thin out the normally strong Denver bench considerably, especially when add in one of their top bench performers being out too.

Iguodala, 29, is averaging 13.4 points, 4.7 assists and 5.3 rebounds. Gallinari, 24, is sort of Denver's go-to option, averaging 17.4 points and 5.5 rebounds.

 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

April 18, 2014
Carmelo says winning is most important (4:24)
1 April 18, 2014
Zach Harper's NBA playoff assist: 4/18
(4:23)
2 April 17, 2014
Eastern Conference playoff preview
(4:06)
3 April 17, 2014
Western Conference playoff preview
(3:58)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Brooklyn Nets Own the Playoffs T-Shirt

NBA Playoff Bound Gear
Get yours today!
Shop Now