For the Denver Nuggets followers, the countdown for Jamal Murray’s much-awaited return can now be began.
Upon being mobbed by native media down in Australia, Murray introduced that he’s eyeing to be again on the NBA hardwood within the Nuggets’ 2022-2023 preseason opener on Oct. 7 (h/t The Age’s Roy Ward). They may go to the United Heart for a face-off towards the Chicago Bulls.
In the midst of 2020-2021 marketing campaign, the previous Kentucky standout was having an unbelievable 12 months with career-high in factors (21.2), assists (4.8), steals (1.3), effectivity (47.7%) and three-point taking pictures (40.8), till affected by a miserable torn ACL in his left knee. His full restoration is over 18 months within the making, breaching by the final season.
Murray’s absence severely inflicted a serious harm on Denver’s title hopes for the previous two seasons, and his impending comeback can’t even be higher sufficient for the entire franchise and its fan base thirsty for that first championship ever.
For now, Murray is handing out some sneak peek of the fun and vitality flowing all through his physique – realizing that his rebirth is simply throughout one month away.