Michael Porter Jr. (back) probable Friday for Nuggets in Game 3

Denver Nuggets power forward Michael Porter Jr. is probable for Game 3 against the Phoenix Suns on Friday due to a tight lower back.

What It Means:

Porter suffered the injury in the second quarter of Game 1. He labored through it on Wednesday but finished 3-for-13 from the field in 27.6 minutes. Will Barton could see more minutes on Friday if Porter is limited.

numberFire's models project MPJ for 33.2 FanDuel points over 34.5 minutes in Game 3. He has a $7,200 salary on Friday's slate.