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Western Northwest Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
49-33 4-6 W1
48-34 6-4 L1
46-36 4-6 L1
27-55 0-10 L11
24-58 4-6 L3

2021 Stats

STATS MPG
Minutes Per Game
PPG
Points Per Game
FG%
Field Goal Percentage
RPG
Rebounds Per Game
APG
Assists Per Game
Regular Season 29.4 9.9 35.9 6.6 1.9

Top Michael Porter Jr. News

  • Nuggets' Michael Porter: Eyes first-round return

    Porter (back) said Saturday after the Nuggets' 123-101 loss to the Warriors in Game 1 that he's hopeful to play at some point during the series, Marc J. Spears of ESPN.com reports. "Right now, I'm taking it game by game. I'm not ruling anything out," Porter said. "This is a thing I don't ever want to deal with again, so I'm just taking my time...I'm playing it game by game. Every day I'm getting closer."

    After undergoing lumbar spine surgery on Dec. 1 -- his third back procedure in just over four years -- Porter had initially targeted a return to the lineup at some point in March. However, Porter's timeline for playing was pushed back due to a setback, which Mike Singer of The Denver Post relays was a result of overwork rather than an aggravation of the back issue. Porter sounds like he's making strides in his recovery, but the Nuggets have yet to offer any indication that the 6-foot-10 forward has resumed full-court, full-contact activities. Assuming that's the case, Porter will face long odds to be available for the series with Golden State, despite his own optimism about his health.

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  • Nuggets' Michael Porter: Unlikely to play in playoffs

    Porter (back) is not expected to play during the postseason, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

    Porter was on the verge of returning late last month but suffered a setback in the ramp-up process, and it's apparently significant enough to likely keep him out for the postseason. After missing all of his rookie season, Porter has appeared in just 125 regular-season games across the past three years. Fantasy managers looking to draft Porter next season have to keep in mind his injury history, as it was also the reason he fell in the 2018 Draft.

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  • Nuggets' Michael Porter: Suffers minor setback

    Porter (back) had a minor setback in his rehab and no decision has been made about his availability for the rest of the season, Mike Singer of the Denver Post reports.

    This is a tough blow for the Nuggets and Porter, as it seemed like the forward could be returning this week. That now seems highly unlikely, and the looming question is whether he'll be shut down for the remainder of the season. Fantasy managers still clinging onto Porter, or those that picked up him recently, should cut bait.

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  • Nuggets' Michael Porter: Remains out Wednesday

    Porter (back) has been ruled out for Wednesday's contest against the Pacers.

    Porter is drawing closer to his return from back surgery, but he'll remain out for at least one more game. His next chance to suit up will come Friday against Minnesota.

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  • Nuggets' Michael Porter: Still out Monday

    Porter (back) has been ruled out for Monday's contest against the Hornets.

    Porter is inching towards the final stages of his recovery from back surgery, but he'll remain out for at least one more game. His next chance to suit up will come Wednesday against the Pacers.

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  • Nuggets' Michael Porter: Listed out Saturday

    Porter (back) is listed as out Saturday against the Thunder.

    Last week, the Nuggets indicated that Porter may have a chance to get back on the floor sometime this week, but it looks like he's still in the final stages of his recovery from back surgery. The sharpshooting wing recently completed a rehab stint in the G League, and his status will likely be handled on a game-to-game basis going forward. Porter has not played since Nov. 6.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-10, 218 lbs
Birthplace: Columbia, MO
Age: 24
School: Missouri
Experience: 3