An MRI confirmed that Nuggets guard Jamal Murray tore his ACL after struggling a non-contact harm in Monday evening’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. Denver introduced that Murray is out indefinitely as he recovers from the harm.
Together with being an terrible setback for Murray, it is a large loss for the Nuggets. Whereas the crew didn’t explicitly say that Murray would miss the remainder of the season, it is all however assured given the timetable of recovering from a torn ACL.
Murray has been an important a part of the Nuggets establishing themselves as title contenders this season, as he and Nikola Jokic have led Denver to the fourth seed within the loaded Western Convention. Even with back-to-back losses, the Nuggets have received 17 of their previous 22 video games and regarded like they had been shaping as much as be an actual menace within the playoffs.
Via 48 video games, Murray was having the most effective season of his profession, averaging 21.2 factors, 4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per sport whereas making 40.8 % of his three-point makes an attempt. Murray was a star in bubble final summer time, averaging over 26 factors per sport within the playoffs whereas serving to lead the Nuggets to the Western Convention Finals.