Question: Can the Nuggets count on Michael Porter Jr. to be a legit max contract star?
Kiz: Well, that escalated quickly. And ended abruptly. Center Nikola Jokic got ejected from Game 4 and Phoenix swept the Nuggets out of the playoffs. Is Suns guard Chris Paul finished putting on his mid-range jumper clinic yet? Oh, well. Onward. And upward. With point guard Jamal Murray expected to be busy rehabbing his torn ACL until sometime in 2022, however, the big question for next season is: Have we seen enough of Michael Porter Jr. to be confident he’s a budding star capable of taking a significant load off Joker?