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Ty Lawson will play for Nuggets in opener at Kings

Oct 30, 2013, 4:38 PM EST

Denver Nuggets Lawson celebrates a three-point shot against Golden State Warriors in their NBA Western Conference quarter-final basketball playoff in Denver Reuters

Denver is going to be able to throw one of the best point guard combinations in the NBA at the Sacramento Kings opening night.

Ty Lawson was a game-time call due to a groin strain but coach Brian Shaw said at shootaround that Lawson would be good to go Wednesday, reports Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.

The injury happened a week ago and Lawson had been limited since then, and he may be during the game.

Wilson Chandler remains out with his hamstring injury and could miss the first week of the season, according to reports.

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It’s going to be a fun point guard battle in Sacramento Wednesday: Lawson and his backup Andre Miller vs. Greivis Vasquez and Isaiah Thomas. Just for fun, there’s also JaVale McGee vs. DeMarcus Cousins.

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