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Denver Nuggets standout Michael Porter Jr. acknowledged the support of his teammates during a challenging time for his siblings.

In the lead-up to the team’s playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Porter’s brothers, Jontay and Coban, faced significant troubles.

Jontay received a lifetime ban from the NBA due to betting on basketball games, including those involving his team, the Toronto Raptors. Coban, meanwhile, was sentenced to six years in prison following a fatal DUI crash.

“Some bad and sad stuff happened to a couple of my brothers,” Michael Porter Jr. said after the Nuggets beat the Lakers on Saturday night, 114-103 to take a 1-0 series lead.

“But I’ve got 15, 16 more brothers in here. So I knew I had to be here for them, come in here and do my job and try to prepare to do it at a high level.”