Positive MRI result allows PG Nelson to breathe easier

Denver Nuggets guard Jameer Nelson
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The Denver Nuggets and Jameer Nelson received good news Monday after an MRI exam revealed no fracture in the point guard’s left wrist.

Nelson continues to have "mobility issues," he reported via the Denver Post, but he’s relieved that he will likely be out days instead of weeks for a Nuggets squad that has gotten hot of late, winning three of four and four of six, including knocking off Golden State and Indiana.

Nelson’s availability for the Nuggets’ next game Thursday against Oklahoma City on this eight-game homestand is still in question. But at least now he can feel relieved that his season won’t be put on indefinite hold.

"So that allows me to feel a little better about it, knowing that nothing is broken or fractured,” Nelson told the Denver Post. “That was the initial thought when I first did it.