Twitter reacts to Michael Porter Jr.'s NBA regular season debut
In the Denver Nuggets' fifth game of the season, Michael Porter Jr. made his NBA regular-season debut. Although Denver fell 122-107 to the New Orleans Pelicans, the 21-year-old forward saw 21 minutes of action. In the end, Porter Jr. finished with 15 points, four rebounds and one assist on 5-of-8 shooting from the field. Even in a lopsided loss, Porter Jr. finished +1 on the night.
It didn't take long for Porter Jr. to put points on the board:
A special Halloween treat:
— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) November 1, 2019
As Porter Jr. continued to get comfortable throughout the night, fans expressed their excitement from seeing the former first-round pick make his regular-season debut:
— Donovan Hunt (@Nativeghost910) November 1, 2019
Michael Porter Jr a future Star. Nuggets are going to be a power house in a few years.
— Anthony Silva (@anthonyj_silva) November 1, 2019
If Michael Porter Jr. can stay healthy..... dude could put Denver over the top.
— G. Joslyn (@GJoslyn91) November 1, 2019
So cool to finally see Michael Porter Jr. make his NBA debut, such insane talent
— Tucker Sanford (@Trex_Sanford) November 1, 2019
With his debut behind him, there will certainly be plenty of highlight-worthy moments from Porter Jr. moving forward as the Nuggets continue to find a rhythm in the young season.