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Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. Had “Another Surgery” Last Week

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Denver Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. reportedly had “another surgery” last week, according to NBA.com’s Steve Ashburner.

Porter slid in the NBA Draft, all the way to the Nuggets at 14, amid concerns over his back and ongoing back issues.

Porter’s camp believes that the latest procedure will not only finally address his back issues successfully, but will also allow him to hit the court for the Nuggets during the 2017-2018 regular season.

Stay tuned for more as this story continues to develop.

 

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Nuggets’ President Tim Connelly Remaining with Franchise

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Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly will remain with the Nuggets following an interview with the Washington Wizards, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Connelly met with Wizards owner Ted Leonsis on Friday to talk about the President gig with the team following the dismissal of longtime president Ernie Grunfeld, who had a 16 year tenure with the cluib.

Leonsis apparently made a strong offer to Connelly, but the Nuggets convinced him to stay.

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Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic Discusses Frustration with Referees

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Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic has been frustrated all season with officiating and was even ejected during the Nuggets’ win over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.

Jokic has been met with physicality from defenders, and is trying to match that same physicality, but seems to be drawing the whistle.

Jokic spoke about the contact he receives, as well as his view of how the refs are calling it.

“Sometimes it’s really hard because the ball is in my hands a lot and there is a lot of contact there,” Jokic said, according to Nick Kosmider of The Athletic. “I know I’m not going to get every call, but the obvious ones, at least.”

Jokic has a supported in his teammate, forward Paul Millsap.

“It’s a tough situation,” Millsap said. “On that particular play (that led to Jokic’s ejection), he got hit pretty hard. He’s just got to take a deep breath, I guess, and let it go. That’s about all I’ve got.”

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Nuggets’ Paul Millsap Praises Nikola Jokic’s Development

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Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic continues to impress with his play and his continuing development, and it has not been lost on the league and his teammates.

Nuggets veteran forward Paul Millsap has seen the improvement in Jokic’s game, notably when the game is winding down to it’s final minutes.

“He’s a completely different player than he was last year especially in the fourth quarter with two minutes to go,” Millsap said of Jokic, according to Christian Clark of BSN Denver.

“He wants the ball. He wants to make the play.”

Jokic is again showing improvement this season, averaging 20.7 points (career high), 10.7 (ties career high) rebounds, and 7.7 assists (career high) per game for Denver.

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