January 18, 2016, 8:00 pm
Jusuf Nurkic (left knee soreness) is doubtful for Tuesday’s game against the Thunder.
Nurkic looked overweight due while he was sidelined in the preseason and then returned to action looking fit, trim and explosive. Factor in some weird reporting not just this year but also last year, and soreness on his surgically-repaired knee is a massive red flag. Owners might want to wait and see how it goes before dropping a per-minute upside guy, but in terms of projecting this frontcourt guys like Nikola Jokic, Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur might get a little more breathing room than previously thought.