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Nenad Krstic back in Thunder lineup

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder center Nenad Krstic is back in Oklahoma City's starting lineup Saturday night against Denver after missing seven games because of a sprained lower back.

The 7-foot center has missed nine games this season due to injury and hasn't played since Dec. 8.

When healthy, Krstic has been a fixture as Oklahoma City's starting center. He entered the game averaging 8.0 points and 4.6 rebounds.