Michael Porter Jr. to miss multiple games due to COVID protocols
Denver’s Michael Porter Jr. is missing tonight’s game vs. Phoenix and could be out a number of days, due to health and safety protocols (contact tracing), sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.
Source: Shams Charania of The Athletic
ANALYSIS: This is a blow to the Nuggets considering Porter has had a lights-out start to his first season as a starting forward. Hopefully, this is only a temporary layoff for the upstart 22-year-old. According to Mike Singer of the Denver Post, Will Barton is expected to fill in as a starter.