Nene expects to play Thursday
'It's time to come back,' cancer survivor says
Nuggets forward Nene said today he expects to play Thursday against the Dallas Mavericks at the Pepsi Center.
Nene, who had a cancerous testicular tumor removed Jan. 14, participated in a five-on-five scrimmage today, and afterward said he expects to play five minutes against the Mavericks.
"It is time to come back. It's going to be a special day in my life," said Nene, who said he was sore and tired but otherwise feels good