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Nuggets Forward Paul Millsap Injures Toe, Prognosis Uncertain

The conference-leading Nuggets will play without a key veteran.

NBA: Denver Nuggets at Charlotte Hornets Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap broke a toe in tonight’s game versus the Charlotte Hornets. The severity of the injury, and his subsequent absence, have yet to be ascertained. The news broke across NBA media this evening.

The 33-year-old forward is averaging 13.5 points and 7.1 rebounds in 27.1 minutes per game in 24 appearances for the Nuggets this season.

The Nuggets lost to the Hornets but still own a 17-8 record, first in the NBA’s Western Conference.