Let’s hope this is not as bad as it looked.
Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray returned to the court Monday after missing four games with a sore right knee, then in the final minute of the fourth quarter went down with a non-contact injury where he is grabbing his left knee in pain.
Jamal Murray left the game after an injury to his left knee pic.twitter.com/ddEEMg9A4c
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Murray refused a wheelchair to leave the court but had to be helped back to the locker room because of the knee injury. The Nuggets are waiting on an MRI for a complete picture and diagnosis.
Murray is scoring 21.3 points a game while shooting 41.2% from three this season, plus pitching in 4.8 assists a night. The Nuggets are 8.3 points per 100 possessions better when Murray is on the court. If he is out for the playoffs Denver goes from a threat to come out of the West to a team missing its second-best player and a guy who was a force of nature at points in the bubble, lifting the Nuggets to the Western Conference Finals.