Oakland, California (Sporting Alert) — The Golden State Warriors welcome back star forward David Lee in the team for tonight’s NBA first round Game 6 playoff clash against the Denver Nuggets.
When: 10:30 PM ET, Thursday, May 2, 2013
Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland, California
Live TV: TNT, Altitude (Denver), Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (Golden State)
Lee, who tore his right hip flexor in the fourth quarter of Game 1 in the series, was expected to be out for the rest of the season, according to Golden State, but returns in uniform and will play limited minutes on Thursday night.
Stephen Curry will lead the Warriors who are hoping to close out the series at home in the ORACLE Arena tonight as they lead the seven game series 3-2.
Starting tonight also is Carl Landry with Jarrett Jack dropped to the bench.
Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes and Andrew Bogut are the other starters for Golden State.
Meanwhile, the speedy Ty Lawson leads the Denver Nuggets which took Game 5 by a score of W 107-100 Tuesday night.
Andre Iguodala, Wilson Chandler, Kenneth Faried and JaVale McGee also start tonight for the Nuggets.