Nikola Jokic Injury Update: Nuggets come out vs Bulls with right wrist sprain
The Denver Nuggets will be without their superstar and reigning league MVP Nikola Jokic when they take on the Bulls at home.
This is the first game Jokic will miss this season due to injury, with the only game he has been unfit for so far due to suspension, following his change to Markieff Morris’s Markieff Morris. Miami Heat.
Over 14 games, he averaged a career high of 26.4 points and 13.6 rebounds, and generated 6.4 assists on a career-high shot performance of 59.3% from in the yard and 41.0% from outside the arc.
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What’s next for Jokic? Here’s everything we know about his injury.
What is Nikola Jokic’s injury?
Hours before the game against the Bulls, the Nuggets announced Jokic was disqualified due to a sprained right wrist.
Nikola Jokić (right wrist sprain) OUT tonight
– Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) November 20, 2021
It is an injury that the great Serbian man was reported to have been midway through the team’s previous match, a home loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Although he played until the end, he was seen more favorably in the second half.
How long is Nikola Jokic absent?
It is currently unknown whether Jokic will miss more than one match. In addition, the Nuggets will not have other key young stars such as Jamal Murray (ACL) and Michael Porter Jr. (return).
The Serbian was one of the most reliable players of his career, having missed just 20 games in the previous six seasons.
Nuggets’ upcoming schedule
The Nuggets come into this Bulls game with a 9-6 record, placing sixth in the West ahead of Friday’s game.
After this game against the Bulls, Denver will begin a packed schedule as they play nine of their next 10 away games.
|November 21||when the sun||20:00|
|November 23||at Trail Blazers||10 pm|
|November 26||compared to bucks||9:00 pm|
|November 29||at heat||7:30 pm|
|December 1||at Magic||7:00 pm|
Currently, the rank of Nuggets third in defense rating (103.8) and 20th in attack rating (106.2).