The Denver Nuggets second game of the 2017 Summer League season against the Minnesota Timberwolves will get underway at 4:30 PM MST. The game will be shown on ESPN 2 as Denver tries to bounce back from Friday night’s 102-99 loss to Houston.
It will be our second look at Nuggets’ rookies Tyler Lydon and Monte Morris as they look to shake off the game one jitters. Malik Beasley and Juancho Hernangomez will look to build upon their game one successes. Petr Cornelie, Nikola Radicevic, and Robert Carter Jr. are other Nuggets to watch for.
Denver will hope to improve on their defensive performance, and cut down on their turnovers.
The Timberwolves will look to bounce back from 97-72 loss to Toronto on Saturday. Former Davidson standout Jack Gibbs dropped 17 points in the losing effort, while shooting 7-12 from the field. Former Tar Heel Marcus Paige lead the team in scoring with 18 points.
Some other key players on the Timberwolves to watch for are rookies VJ Beachum out of Notre Dame and Amile Jefferson out of Duke. Both will look to bounce back from disappointing performances. Second year prospects and college stars Marcus Paige from the University of North Carolina and Perry Ellis out of Kansas University will also be in action for the Wolves.
Keep your eyes peeled for Dig In Denver’s post game piece.