Michael Porter Jr. has more surgery on back, with no timetable for return

FILE – In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Michael Porter Jr., the Denver Nuggets first-round pick in the NBA Draft, jokes with reporters as one of the team’s two, second-round selections, Thomas Welsh, looks on during a news conference to introduce the players to the media, in Denver. Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. has undergone back surgery in Dallas and there is no timetable for his return to the court. The team said Thursday, July 19, 2018, the procedure of the lumbar spine was performed by Dr. Andrew Dossett at the Carrell Clinic. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Michael Porter Jr. was considered a top-five NBA draft selection before a back injury that required surgery limited him to three games at Missouri in 2017-18.

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