Cancar is in the starting lineup Friday against Detroit, Mike Singer of The Denver Post reports.
Cancar will be making his first career start in his second season with Denver. The forward posted 14 points, three rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes off the bench during Thursday's win over Minnesota.
Cancar totaled 14 points (5-7 FG, 1-2 FT, 3-4 3Pt), three rebounds and two assists in 18 minutes during Thursday's 114-103 win over the Timberwolves.
The Nuggets were missing Michael Porter (rest), Will Barton (hamstring) and PJ Dozier (groin) Thursday, which allowed Cancar to see some extended playing time, and he did not disappoint. Everything was falling for Cancar during his career-high 18 minutes. He made five of his seven field-goal attempts, including three of four from three-point range. The Slovenian has only played double-digit minutes seven times this season.
Cancar dropped two points (1-2 FG, 0-1 3Pt), two rebounds, one assist and one steal during Tuesday's loss to Boston.
Cancar recored six minutes off the bench for a second straight contest but finished as a nonfactor in this one. The forward has registered eight total points over his past two games.
Cancar (ankle) is available Wednesday versus Cleveland.
Cancar was questionable with a right ankle sprain but will be suiting up for Wednesday's contest. The 23-year-old is averaging 3.0 minutes through 11 appearances this season.
Cancar is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Cavaliers due to a sprained right ankle.
Cancar plays a small role for the Nuggets. If he's out Wednesday, it shouldn't affect coach Michael Malone's rotation significantly.
Cancar (foot) is off the injury report for Saturday's preseason opener against the Warriors.
Cancar was recovering from a broken foot during the NBA bubble, but it appears he's fully healthy now. He could see action Saturday since it's an exhibition contest.
Cancar (foot) remains out indefinitely due to a fractured left foot.
The Nuggets haven't said much about Cancar's recovery, but at this point it's fairly unlikely that he returns to action this season. Prior to the injury, Cancar had appeared in only 14 games, logging a total of just 45 minutes.
Cancar (foot) is listed as out for Thursday's Game 1 matchup with the Clippers.
The Nuggets have yet to provide a timeline for Cancar's return from the fractured left foot, an injury he suffered shortly before Denver restarted its season. The rookie forward won't be featured in coach Michael Malone's rotation even if he regains health later on in the postseason.
The Nuggets list Cancar (foot) as out for Wednesday's game against the Clippers.
Cancar was diagnosed with a fractured left foot shortly before the Nuggets restarted their season at the NBA bubble in Orlando on Aug. 1. Denver has yet to provide a timeline for Cancar's return, but it's possible the rookie remains sidelined through the postseason. Even when he's been healthy this season, Cancar has been outside head coach Michael Malone's rotation, appearing in 14 contests in total and averaging 3.2 minutes per game.
Cancar won't play Saturday against the Heat due to a broken left foot.
It's not immediately clear when Cancar suffered the injury, but it may have been in practice. It's not clear when he may return this season.
Cancar (coach's decision) was inactive Sunday in the Nuggets' 128-114 win over the Timberwolves.
Cancar logged 17 minutes off the bench back in the Feb. 5 win over the Jazz when the Nuggets were down to just seven available players due to injuries and trades ahead of the deadline, but he hasn't seen any action since. The fact that Cancar didn't even dress Sunday suggests that coach Michael Malone doesn't view the rookie as one of the top 13 players on the roster.
Cancar (coach's decision) wasn't used off the bench Sunday in the Nuggets' 115-107 loss to the Pacers.
Denver was without four players due to injury, affording Cancar the rare opportunity to dress for the contest. Since the game was fairly competitive throughout, however, Cancar ultimately didn't see the floor while coach Michael Malone maintained a 10-man rotation. Cancar has appeared in just seven contests for Denver during his rookie campaign, logging no more than three minutes on any occasion.
Cancar will be available for Sunday's game against Brooklyn after being recalled by the Nuggets, Harrison Wind of BSNDenver.com reports.
There's a chance that Cancar could the floor for the second time this season, though, it would likely be in a limited capacity. The 22-year-old's played well for Erie this season and is averaging 14.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 28.7 minute across 10 G-League games.
Cancar (illness) finished with 29 points (11-17 FG, 6-12 3Pt, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and one block over 38 minutes in Friday's loss to Wisconsin.
Cancar missed Wednesday's game with an undisclosed illness, but it wasn't severe enough to cause him to miss multiple games. The 6-8 forward is averaging 11.4 points and 6.1 rebounds over his first eight appearances.
Cancar (illness) did not play in Wednesday's loss to Grand Rapids.
Cancar has averaged 11.4 points and 6.1 rebounds over his first seven games this season. It's unclear how much time Cancar will miss as a result of the illness, but he could return as early as Friday against Wisconsin.
Cancar posted 13 points (5-16 FG, 0-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists and one steal over 33 minutes in the loss to Lakeland on Sunday.
Cancar wasn't particularly efficient in his scoring Sunday, as he connected on just 31.3 percent of his field goals, but he still managed to record a double-double due to his high volume. Over three games played this season, Cancar has averaged 11 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
Cancar recorded 13 points (3-7 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-3 FT), four rebounds and one assist over 19 minutes in Friday's loss to Capital City.
In his second game with Erie, Cancar logged the second-highest points total despite coming off the bench. However, he committed three turnovers and fouled out with 6:23 remaining in the game. He could expand his role with the team if he can limit his mistakes going forward.
Cancar (ankle) is not listed on the Nuggets' injury report for Wednesday's season opener against the Trail Blazers, Harrison Wind of BSNDenver.com reports.
Cancar turned his ankle in Sunday's practice, but it doesn't look like it was anything serious. Cancar is not expected to crack the Nuggets rotation to start the season.
Nuggets coach Michael Malone said Cancar turned his ankle in Sunday's practice, Chris Dempsey of Altitude Sports reports.
A 2017 second-round pick, Cancar spent the past two seasons overseas before signing with Denver this summer. While the Slovenian forward looks on track to open 2019-20 on the Denver roster, he won't be included in the rotation even if the ankle injury proves to be a non-issue.
Cancar will sign a contract with the Nuggets, Kendra Andrews of The Athletic reports.
Cancar was a second-round pick in 2017 that Denver has been stashing overseas. Last season, with the Spanish club San Pablo Burgos, he averaged 10.4 points and 3.8 rebounds.
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