Martin is the beating heart of the Nuggets defense, and also played some of his best offensive basketball last winter, before injuring his left knee, which led to platelet-rich plasma therapy in March. Martin returned for the postseason and played valiantly on the still-recovering knee, averaging 10.0 points and 8.3 rebounds.
Martin's rehab will determine when he can return to the court, most likely in the early months of the 2010-11 season.
Martin is rehabbing in different cities this summer, notably Dallas and Aspen, where he's hosting his Hoops for Kids All-Star Celebrity Basketball Camp from July 6-8.
Martin will be in the last season of his contract this coming season, and he's due to make around $16.5 million. The 32-year-old is a key part of Denver's lineup, but because of his expiring contract, there is a possibility he could be moved to a team looking for cap space next summer.
Nuggets coach George Karl has said multiple times that the team is inquiring about adding a big man to the roster. Martin, Nene and Chris Andersen all dealt with injuries last spring. Andersen, a reserve center, also is recovering from knee surgery this summer.
The Nuggets have not yet released a training camp and preseason schedule for next season, though it will likely start in late September.via: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_15394327
well that answers some of the questions that we had earlier... I'm curious to why he didn't have it right after the season b/c then he prob could've made it for training camp for sure.
I hope we could still trade him. It shouldn't affect it, b/c most teams looking at him will want him for his contract anyways