Even though the Nuggets will not have Carmelo Anthony (suspension) in the lineup against the Utah Jazz, point guard Deron Williams (ankle) and small forward Matt Harpring (infection) will not suit up for the season opener for the Jazz.Obvious the big name here is Deron Williams will be miss the game due to an ankle injury he suffered during the preseason. Without Williams running the point the Jazz will probably struggle to get things going against the Nuggets. Conversely, Denver will have to look to Allen Iverson to shoulder most of the scoring for the Nuggets.With all-star point guard Williams looking on from the bench, the Nuggets will definitely have the advantage in the season opener as long as they can contain power forward Carlos Boozer and Andrei Kirilenko.

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