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ClutchPoints Oct 16, 2019
Paul Millsap believes Michael Porter Jr. ‘can be a terror on the defensive end’ for Nuggets

Paul Millsap believes Michael Porter Jr. ‘can be a terror on the defensive end’ for Nuggets

Denver Nuggets power forward Paul Millsap thinks Michael Porter Jr. “can be a terror on the defensive end” for the team this season. All anyone talks about is Porter’s offensive skills since he’s a gifted scorer. Millsap, a defensive-minded guy, believes the youngster is going to make the Nuggets’ defense even more lethal this 2019-20. […] The post Paul Millsap believes Michael Porter Jr. ‘can be a terror on the defensive end’ for Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 15, 2019
Michael Porter Jr. looks ready to finally make an impact after missing all of last season

Michael Porter Jr. looks ready to finally make an impact after missing all of last season

Michael Porter Jr. was viewed as one of the nation’s top recruits coming out of high school. He averaged 36.2 points as a senior en route to a Washington Class 3A State Championship. Ultimately, he committed to play collegiate ball at Missouri. However, the 6-foot-10 forward injured his back in the first half of their […] The post Michael Porter Jr. looks ready to finally make an impact after missing all of last season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 9, 2019
Michael Porter Jr., Nuggets teammates react to his preseason debut

Michael Porter Jr., Nuggets teammates react to his preseason debut

Rookie Michael Porter Jr. turned several heads during a preseason debut against the Portland Trail Blazers, a team the Denver Nuggets will be wrestling for position during a fierce Western Conference race in the regular season. Porter didn’t have a flashy showing during his 17 minutes on the floor, but showed poise and confidence, scoring […] The post Michael Porter Jr., Nuggets teammates react to his preseason debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 9, 2019
Damian Lillard impressed by Michael Porter Jr.’s preseason debut

Damian Lillard impressed by Michael Porter Jr.’s preseason debut

Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. had a strong preseason debut after sitting out his entire first year due to back issues, posting nine points and three rebounds in a short stint, all while impressing Damian Lillard while at it. Lillard sat by his injured teammate Jusuf Nurkic, recalling a quick exchange from the center […] The post Damian Lillard impressed by Michael Porter Jr.’s preseason debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 7, 2019
Nuggets pick up third-year option on Michael Porter Jr.’s rookie contract

Nuggets pick up third-year option on Michael Porter Jr.’s rookie contract

The Denver Nuggets have picked up the team option on small forward Michael Porter Jr.’s deal for next season, according to Sam Amick of The Athletic. Porter missed his entire rookie season recovering from back surgery. He will make his NBA debut on Tuesday. Source tells @TheAthletic that the Nuggets have picked up the team […] The post Nuggets pick up third-year option on Michael Porter Jr.’s rookie contract appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 7, 2019
Michael Porter Jr. expects to ‘kill it’ in his NBA debut

Michael Porter Jr. expects to ‘kill it’ in his NBA debut

Denver Nuggets small forward Michael Porter Jr. expects to “kill it” in his NBA debut on Tuesday. The Nuggets take on the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland. Porter missed his entire rookie season recovering from back surgery. MPJ: “I expect to go in there tomorrow and kill it.” Said he doesn’t worry about slowing down […] The post Michael Porter Jr. expects to ‘kill it’ in his NBA debut appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Oct 7, 2019

Denver Nuggets: The mystery that is Michael Porter Jr.

The Denver Nuggets took a chance on Michael Porter Jr., a potential all-or-nothing prospect who could rise to the top of the rookie class or flop into a bust. As the Denver Nuggets hosted Media Day, an energy overtook Nuggets Nation from the players to the bloggers, even extending to casual fans who could be […] Denver Nuggets: The mystery that is Michael Porter Jr. - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Oct 5, 2019
Nuggets star Nikola Jokic calls Michael Porter Jr. a ‘really talented player’

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic calls Michael Porter Jr. a ‘really talented player’

Denver Nuggets star big man Nikola Jokic expects small forward Michael Porter Jr. to help Denver’s offense immensely this season. Porter will make his NBA debut for the Nuggets this 2019-20 after missing his entire rookie year recovering from back surgery. And Nikola Jokic can’t wait to see the youngster in action. “He’s a really […] The post Nuggets star Nikola Jokic calls Michael Porter Jr. a ‘really talented player’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 4, 2019
Michael Porter Jr.: 3 bold predictions for Nuggets rookie in 2019-20 NBA season

Michael Porter Jr.: 3 bold predictions for Nuggets rookie in 2019-20 NBA season

After sitting out the entirety of the 2018-19 campaign due to a back injury, Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. is finally make his highly-anticipated debut this coming season. This has been one year in the making, and at this point, the anticipation is definitely high for the 14th overall pick of the 2018 Draft. […] The post Michael Porter Jr.: 3 bold predictions for Nuggets rookie in 2019-20 NBA season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 3, 2019
Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic teaching Michael Porter Jr. how to play off the ball: ‘If you’re standing, you’re wrong’

Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic teaching Michael Porter Jr. how to play off the ball: ‘If you’re standing, you’re wrong’

Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. is just beginning to scratch the surface of learning how to play off the ball at the next level, and he’s still in need of constant assistance from his teammates. However, the main assist-man in this area of knowledge isn’t Gary Harris, Torrey Craig, Malik Beasley, or even fellow […] The post Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic teaching Michael Porter Jr. how to play off the ball: ‘If you’re standing, you’re wrong’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Oct 1, 2019
Michael Malone reveals how Michael Porter Jr. looked in first practice

Michael Malone reveals how Michael Porter Jr. looked in first practice

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone says there were moments where Michael Porter Jr. was turning heads left and right at practice on Tuesday. The Nuggets coach also admitted there were times where Porter looked rusty. After all, the youngster missed his entire rookie season recovering from his second back surgery, so the Nuggets know […] The post Michael Malone reveals how Michael Porter Jr. looked in first practice appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 26, 2019
Michael Porter Jr. learning to play-off ball as he adjusts game for Nuggets

Michael Porter Jr. learning to play-off ball as he adjusts game for Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets are going to be exciting to watch this season. They have incredible players on the roster and an attractive style of play. However, most casual fans won’t remember Michael Porter Jr. being on their team last year. The 14th overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft didn’t play a minute of NBA […] The post Michael Porter Jr. learning to play-off ball as he adjusts game for Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 25, 2019
Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. aiming to win 2019-20 Rookie of the Year

Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. aiming to win 2019-20 Rookie of the Year

After a redshirt year with the Denver Nuggets, Michael Porter Jr. is ready to take the NBA by storm. Porter, who was selected 14th overall by the Nuggets in the 2018 NBA Draft, spent the 2018-19 season on the sidelines. He underwent a second back surgery on June 2018, prompting Denver to sit him out […] The post Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. aiming to win 2019-20 Rookie of the Year appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 25, 2019
Michael Porter Jr. will not be on minutes restriction during the season

Michael Porter Jr. will not be on minutes restriction during the season

Michael Porter Jr. will finally debut this season for the Denver Nuggets after missing all of the 2018-19 campaign due to injury. Per Mike Singer of the Denver Post, the Nuggets have no plans to put a minutes restriction on their red-shirt rookie. All eyes will be on Nuggets redshirt rookie Michael Porter Jr. next […] The post Michael Porter Jr. will not be on minutes restriction during the season appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 21, 2019
Richard Jefferson claims people in Denver think Michael Porter Jr. can be Nuggets’ top shooter

Richard Jefferson claims people in Denver think Michael Porter Jr. can be Nuggets’ top shooter

Former NBA forward and current ESPN analyst Richard Jefferson says people on the Denver Nuggets are telling him Michael Porter Jr. can be the Nuggets’ top shooter this upcoming season. Porter Jr. has undergone two back surgeries, one in college and the other after Denver drafted him with the 14th overall pick in the 2018 […] The post Richard Jefferson claims people in Denver think Michael Porter Jr. can be Nuggets’ top shooter appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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