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Brooklyn Nets going with nine active players vs. Washington Wizards

Four rookies among the nine players who will play tonight


It's not so much who isn't playing tonight but who IS playing.

Out for the Wizards game: Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez, Reggie Evans, Keith Bogans and Jerry Stackhouse.

So who's playing? C.J. Watson, Tyshawn Taylor, Andray Blatche, MarShon Brooks, Mirza Teletovic, Toko Shengelia, Kris Joseph, Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace, who will start after missing two games. Of the nine, four --Taylor, Teletovic, Shengelia and Joseph-- are rookies.

Here's the official injury report, with (supposed) injuries. Rod Boone tweets, "PJ said most of the guys who aren't playing tonight will play in Wednesday's finale vs. the ."

Meanwhile, Brett Yormark issued a statement about precautions in light of Monday's terrorist attack in Boston.

"The safety and security of our guests and employees at Barclays Center are of paramount importance. Barclays Center staff works very closely with the NYPD and other New York City agencies to ensure our stringent safety and security policies are strictly enforced."