Lately, the Denver Nuggets have been hit by injuries with three of their starters in Jamal Murray, Gary Harris, and Paul Millsap being listed in the team injury list. Now, you can add Mason Plumlee to the list. Mike Singer from the Denver Post reported that Plumlee will be out between 2-4 weeks with a cuboid injury in his right foot.
Mason Plumlee has been diagnosed with a right cuboid injury, the team announces, and his status will be re-evaluated in approximately 2-4 weeks.
— Mike Singer (@msinger) January 22, 2020
Plumlee injury will open some playing time for Jerami Grant and Michael Porter Jr that will probably sometime in the center position as the only healthy center right now is Nikola Jokic.
The Nuggets roster depth has helped the team to maintain the team afloat despite the injuries. As of now, the Nuggets hold the third place in the Western Conference with a 30-13 record.
Plumlee has played in all 43 games of the Denver Nuggets so far and started in only one game. This season he’s averaging 7.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in 17.4 minutes per game.