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Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone said the franchise doesn’t expect power forward Paul Millsap to return until the All-Star break at the earliest.
Millsap underwent left wrist surgery on Nov. 27 to repair a torn ligament and was scheduled to miss roughly three months.
This has been the timetable I've used, too, but #Nuggets coach Michael Malone said he's not expecting Paul Millsap (wrist surgery) back until the All-Star break "at the earliest."
— Gina Mizell (@ginamizell) December 7, 2017
Millsap signed a three-year, $90 million free agent deal with the Nuggets in the offseason after spending the previous four seasons with the Atlanta Hawks.
The four-time All-Star is averaging 15.3 points and 6.2 rebounds while shooting 44.6 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from three with Denver in 16 games.
The Nuggets are 13-11 on the year and 4-4 since Millsap went down.