Jamal Murray’s return to the Denver Nuggets this year will be crucial for determining their championship viability.
Two years ago, in 2020, the Nuggets made it to the Western Conference Finals. They gave the eventual champion Los Angeles Lakers a very real run for their money.
Unfortunately, in April 2021, Murray suffered a torn ACL and missed the rest of the year. Up to that point he had been having a career year.
Murray would then go on to miss the entire following Nuggets campaign.
Now he is back.
Just as it will take Murray time to acclimate on-the-court, the same appears to be true for hanging out with his teammates off it.
A clip from a recent preseason outing began making the rounds recently. The video in question largely speaks for itself:
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Fans had some strong reactions to the clip.
“Bro wearing a hoodie. Use it,” one person wrote.
“Should’ve gave them the Draymond special,” another added.
“Bro felt mad uncomfortable,” a third person noted.
Murray is a deeply talented player. When he is healthy, he is an offensive force that few in the league can stop.
Unfortunately, he has been forced to deal with a lot of issues over the course of his young career. Between his leaked video with his girlfriend and the dirty play allegations – it has been one thing after another for him.
Hopefully this will be the season when Murray is finally able to get his career back on track.
The photos speak for themselves. https://t.co/tmEUWoWmKJ
— Game 7 (@game7__) October 15, 2022
Prior to going down with the ACL injury, Murray looked primed to become one of the league’s best players.
Will he be able to reclaim that old form upon his return in 2022?
Time will tell.