Nuggets have nine players available entering matchup against Warriors

The Denver Nuggets will be short handed when they take on the Golden State Warriors at 7 p.m. Monday.

Five of their key rotation players — including Darrell Arthur, Wilson Chandler, Kenneth Faried, Danilo Gallinari and Emmnauel Mudiay — are listed as out.

That leaves Denver with just nine players. Jameer Nelson, Gary Harris, Will Barton, Juancho Hernangomez and Nikola Jokic will start against a Warriors team that has the best record in the NBA at 46-8.