Jeff Inexperienced to overlook 4 weeks for Denver because of finger sprain, hand fracture

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Denver Nuggets huge man Jeff Inexperienced can be out upon spraining his left finger and fracturing his left hand, the staff introduced Saturday. He can be re-evaluated after 4 weeks.

Per Nuggets launch, Inexperienced sustained each accidents throughout the fourth quarter of their 120-107 eventual win over the Portland Path Blazers final Friday.

This season, Inexperienced is averaging 7.5 factors whereas capturing effectively with a 52.7 effectivity mark to go together with 2.8 boards and 1.1 assists in 24 video games he performed.

The veteran serves as one of many important and admired locker room leaders of Denver given his wealthy expertise and that coveted management he brings. He’s on his second yr with the staff after exercising his $4.5 million participant possibility of his two-year deal final offseason.

With Inexperienced out, younger huge man Zeke Nnjaji is anticipated to achieve added minutes, with Aaron Gordon and Michael Porter Jr. set to proceed main the frontcourt helm.