Michael Porter Jr. Nuggets To Have Back Surgery, Team Says – Denver Post

The team announced Wednesday afternoon that Nuggets striker Michael Porter Jr. has undergone surgery on his lumbar spine.

The statement said he will be out indefinitely. The surgery was performed by Dr. Andrew Doucet at The Carrell Clinic.

Porter, 23, has had three back surgeries, including two since the Nuggets drafted him in 2018. Porter had been playing all season before wrapping his back against Houston on November 6. He was dealing with a nervous problem in his back, like The Denver Post first reported it.

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