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Michael Porter Jr. wont play until hes 100 percent

Michael Porter Jr. wont play until hes 100 percent
Published On: Tue, Jul 10
Nov 17, 2015; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) drives to the basket as Milwaukee Bucks guard Michael Carter-Williams (5) and Bucks guard Khris Middleton (22) defend in the third quarter at Verizon Center. The Wizards won 115-86. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Michael Porter Jr. was once touted to be a future No. 1 overall pick in the NBA, but that estimation was way off target by 13 notches, as the former Missouri Tiger forward was taken 14thA overall in last montha€™s NBA Draft in Brooklyn by theA Denver Nuggets.

Of course, Porter would have been drafted sooner or even fulfilled his earlier top-pick projections if not for a back injury that nearly cost him an entire season in Columbia. A medical report ahead of the 2018 NBA Draft also appeared to have hurt his stock, as teams were left concerned that they might waste a high draft pick on a talented but damaged good. The Nuggets saw this as an opportunity to nab Porter, but the decision has also left them wondering when exactly they can see their rookie in action.

According to Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly during an interview on ESPNU, therea€™s not going to be a guaranteed date for Portera€™s debut until at least once the team is assured that the swingman is in the pink of healthA 

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