Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets) aims for a comeback in March, his agent reveals

Michael Porter Jr. (Nuggets) aims for a comeback in March, his agent reveals

Denver Nuggets striker, Michael Porter Jr.. You will be given permission to resume contact on the field within the next week. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, of Priority Sports, told ESPN he will return to the squad sometime in March.

Porter underwent surgery on his lumbar spine three months ago, a procedure that has allowed him to return to court. Once Porter’s connection is cleared, it is expected that it will only be a matter of final acceleration until his return in March.

The impact of Porter’s return to the Nuggets (36-25) who climbed to sixth in the Western Conference without the striker and shooting guard. Jamal Mareican be important with Nikola Jokic He is seeking his best player for the second time in a row. There is still hope that Murray, who suffered a ruptured ACL last season, will be able to return before the playoffs.

23-year-old Porter averaged 19 points on 54% hits, including 44.5% on three-pointers. He was one of five NBA players to average 15 points on shooting 50% from the field and 40% on shooting from a 3-point range for the 2020-21 season, according to ESPN statistics and information.

Porter signed a five-year, $172.5 million contract extension in the offseason. This was his third back surgery since November 2017, in his first year in Missouri.

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