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Michael Porter Jr. admits he’s seeing double in Aaron Gordon’s first two Nuggets games

Michael Porter Jr. Aaron Gordon Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets’ newly-acquired forward in Aaron Gordon may just have played two games with the team but his teammates are already giving him praises for the intangibles that he is bringing to the table.

Another athletic swingman in Michael Porter Jr. claimed that he shares the same playing style as Gordon which makes it easier for them to play together on the floor, per Mike Singer. Unknown to many, the former Missouri standout actually has his own baller brother in Jontay Porter who is currently playing for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Nuggets guard Jamal Murray was also impressed with his newest teammate and expressed his confidence in Gordon’s abilities to adjust with the team in their coming games. Gordon just seems like a perfect fit to play off of point center Nikola Jokic.

On Sunday night, Gordon made his debut with the team when they hosted the Atlanta Hawks. He made an immediate impact as he scored 13 points on 6/9 shooting from the field to go with two rebounds and an assist through 20 minutes of action.

With the help of their new acquisition, the Nuggets eventually cruised to a 126-102 lopsided victory against the struggling Hawks. Two days later, the Denver-based squad faced a tougher opponent when they hosted the Philadelphia 76ers on their home floor.

Gordon came out with lesser numbers though he still managed to play efficiently from the field. He finished the game with six points on 3/4 shooting to go with four rebounds and an assist in 24 minutes.

The strong scoring production of both Murray and Porter Jr. allowed the Nuggets to run away with a 104-95 victory. Their latest win powered the team to a 29-18 record for the fifth spot in the Western Conference.

Due to the team’s stacked roster, the 25-year-old forward won’t need to score in double-digits every night, as compared to his days with the Orlando Magic. With his new team, Aaron Gordon is hoping to contribute to the team’s winning cause as they seek to make noise in the Western Conference moving forward.