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Denver Nuggets Friday Film Study: Analyzing the Jokić-Porter Jr. combination

Good things come to those who wait.

For the Denver Nuggets and their fans, that old adage can be applied to Michael Porter Jr.’s situation, as he first sat out the 2018-19 season to recover from previous injuries before he was slowly integrated into the team’s rotation a few months ago.

The progression was gradual at first, but the 21-year-old rookie forward has come on strong in recent weeks and has forced his way into a more prominent role in Denver’s rotation. The combination of his strong play and the injuries the Nuggets are dealing with throughout the rotation, has thrusted man on a consistent basis throughout January.