The Denver Nuggets will be without Michael Porter Jr. for the “foreseeable future.”
Nuggets head coach Michael Malone said Monday night that Porter is dealing with a back injury he suffered on Saturday against the Houston Rockets, and that he has no idea when he’ll return.
“This is a process where we’re being very cautious, talking to doctors, getting imaging all that kind of stuff,” Malone said, via The Athletic.
“Michael could be back in a week. It could be more than that. I don’t know. When I say foreseeable future, I don’t really know what that means. I just know he’s not playing tonight.”
Porter came up with a steal in the first quarter of Denver’s 95-94 win over the Rockets on Saturday, and had a wide-open lane to the rim.
What should have been an easy dunk turned into what will likely go down as the