Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. can be out for the “foreseeable future” resulting from decrease back soreness, based on Denver coach Mike Malone.
Porter, 23, didn’t play in opposition to Miami on Monday night time. It’s unclear when he’ll return to the ground.
“There is not any doubt, no matter his temper, all of us must help Michael, identical to we help Jamal [Murray],” Malone said Monday. “And once more, Michael may very well be back in every week, it may very well be greater than that.”
“So after I say, ‘foreseeable future,’ I am not likely certain what which means, I simply know that he is not enjoying tonight.”
Porter is in his third NBA season after being chosen with the No. 14 choose within the 2018 draft. He averaged 19.9 factors per recreation final season, however he is struggled out of the gate in 2021-22. Porter is presently averaging simply 9.9 factors per recreation, taking pictures 35.9% from the sector and 20.8% from three.
Denver entered Monday night time at 5–4. They superior to the Western Convention semifinals in 2020-21 earlier than getting swept by the Suns.
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