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Millsap, 32, was hurt in Sunday night’s 127-109 road loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Denver inked the veteran forward to a three-year, $90 million pact in July.
Millsap suffered the injury in the Nuggets’ road loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Initial X-rays returned clean, but Millsap had further tests over the past two days that confirmed the need for surgery, league sources said.
Denver is currently 10-7 in the Western Conference standings, and Millsap’s injury is a significant blow because of his reliable production and leadership as the starting power forward.
In 16 games this season, Millsap has averaged 15.3 points, 6.2 rebounds and three assists.