Nuggets' head coach Brian Shaw wants JaVale McGee to go back to the basics.
JaVale McGee played 5.8 minutes on Sunday, scoring two points on 2-of-4 shooting from the free throw line.
JaVale McGee still has a minutes restriction.
JaVale McGee could have his minutes cap increased as soon as Wednesday against the Blazers.
JaVale McGee played just 10 minutes on Friday, posting three rebounds and three blocks with zero points.
JaVale McGee scored 16 points on 6-of-9 shooting with four rebounds, four blocks and a 4-of-4 mark from the foul line in just 14 minutes on Monday against the Kings.
JaVale McGee will remain on a minutes limit, but did log 20 minutes in Saturday's loss to OKC, in which he scored eight points, grabbed four boards, and had an impressive four blocks.
JaVale McGee played 20 minutes in Saturday's 102-91 loss to OKC, blocking four shots with eight points and four boards.
JaVale McGee played just nine minutes against the Pistons with two points, two rebounds and one block.
JaVale McGee (fractured leg) made his preseason debut on Tuesday, coming off the bench for one point, two rebounds and one block in 11 minutes.
JaVale McGee looks good in warmups and is expected to make his preseason debut for the Nuggets on Tuesday.
JaVale McGee (leg) could make his preseason debut on Tuesday vs. Portland, or on Friday vs. Golden State.
Coach Brian Shaw said JaVale McGee (leg) is the furthest away from returning to the lineup.
JaVale McGee and other injured Nuggets are unlikely to play in the team's preseason opener according to coach Brian Shaw.