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Denver Nuggets' Gary Harris is being assessed daily following hip injury

Field Level Media

Thursday 6 December 2018 08:24, UK

Gary Harris is struggling with a hip injury
Image: Gary Harris is struggling with a hip injury

Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris is being considered on a day-to-day basis after an MRI confirmed a hip injury, coach Michael Malone said on Wednesday.

He was injured on Monday night against the Toronto Raptors in just his second game back from an ankle injury and ruled out of Wednesday's game at the Orlando Magic, which the Nuggets won 124-118 in overtime.

The Nuggets have three games in four nights starting with Friday night's road game against the Charlotte Hornets.

Harris, 24, scored three points in nine minutes on Monday as Denver beat the Raptors 106-103.

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For the season, he is averaging 16.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists after 21 games.

Harris had missed two games with the ankle injury before returning to score 27 points on Friday in the Nuggets' 113-112 road win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

A 2014 first-round draft pick (No. 19 overall), Harris is in his fifth NBA season, all with Denver.

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He has career averages of 12.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 276 games (224 starts).

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