UPDATE: The Nuggets declared Tuesday morning that Jamal Murray has suffered a torn remaining ACL and will be out indefinitely.
Original: The Nuggets may possibly have shed significantly extra than just one particular sport towards the Warriors.
With significantly less than a minute to go in Monday night’s contest in between Denver and Golden State, Nuggets star Jamal Murray went down with what appeared to be a non-speak to remaining knee injuries. The 24-calendar year-aged was seeking to trim the Warriors’ seven-stage direct on a drive to the basket when he instantly collapsed in ache, grabbing at his knee and slamming his hand down on the courtroom.
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Healthcare staffers right away rushed out to verify on Murray, who eventually remaining the floor but didn’t set any excess weight on his remaining leg.
Just after Denver’s 116-107 reduction, Nuggets mentor Mike Malone said that there was “no true update” on Murray’s standing, as the workforce was waiting for MRI effects on his remaining knee.
“Of course a very down locker room,” Malone said. “Of course, we shed the sport, but I imagine everybody’s thoughts are with Jamal and hoping that he is likely to be Alright. No definitive answer correct now. We are waiting for sort of term on the imaging, and we are going to go from there.”
Murray experienced missed the Nuggets’ earlier 4 video games with a correct knee injuries before returning and putting up 17 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in 33 minutes towards the Warriors.
“His [correct] knee’s been bothering him. He took all those 4 video games to attempt to get correct,” Malone said. “To start with sport back again, obviously. It’s just an terrible feeling. Keep Jamal in your thoughts and prayers, and hopefully we’ll get some very good information.”
In his fifth NBA time, Murray is averaging a career-substantial 21.two points for each sport. Entering Tuesday’s slate of video games, Denver is 34-20 total, one particular sport forward of the Lakers for fourth put in the Western Convention standings.