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Pacers Injury Update: Four new players listed as questionable against Nuggets

A rash of ankle tweaks and a sore knee have three starters on the Pacers latest injury report.

NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Following the Pacers win over Cleveland on Monday, the first sight inside the locker room was Darren Collison sitting at his locker with left knee encased in ice packs.

The sore knee hampered Collison and played a role in Nate McMillan rolling with Corey Joseph in the fourth quarter against the Cavs. As it turns out, Collison is just one of four Pacers who showed up on the Pacers injury report on Saturday.

Collison (sore left knee), Bojan Bogdanovic (ankle), Lance Stephenson (ankle) and Thaddeus Young (sore right thigh) are all listed as questionable for the Pacers game on Sunday against the Denver Nuggets. Yes, that list includes three starters.

All of these injury situations will likely be game-time decisions or at least, game-day decisions depending on how each player feels closer to tip time. Of the four, Collison seems like the most likely candidate for a night off. With the strong level of play from the Pacers four guards in the rotation, absorbing a DNP from one of them may be the best-case scenario.

The Pacers are well aware of the challenge facing them with the Nuggets coming to town after Denver took care of the Pacers twice last season. Injuries are a factor for the Nuggets as well, with star big man, Nikola Jokic (ankle) and Paul Millsap (wrist) both out.