News: 6 hours agoNuggets coach Mike Malone said that Murray will likely play into the third quarter in Friday's preseason matchup with the Bulls, Harrison Wind of TheDNVR.com reports.
Spin: Murray only played 15 minutes in Monday's preseason game against the Thunder. He'll see more time Friday as he attempts to regain his form after missing all of the 2021-22 season with a torn ACL.
ESPN Fantasy Projection: Murray missed the entire 2021-22 campaign as he recovered from a torn ACL, but he's expected to return healthy for this season. When Murray went down in 2021, he was in the midst of the best season of his career, with career-best averages of 21.2 PPG, 47.7 FG%, 2.7 3PG, 40.8 3P%, 4.8 APG and 1.3 SPG. Murray technicall runs the point, but with the Nuggets offense running through Jokic, Murray exchanges assist opportunities for an array of high-percentage shooting opportunities from both inside and outside the arc.