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Jusuf Nurkic Expects to Play as Trail Blazers Face Magic

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Portland’s center is overcoming a shoulder contusion suffered in a loss to the Clippers on Sunday.

Portland Trail Blazers v New York Knicks Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic says he’ll probably be in uniform as the Blazers face the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Nurkic suffered a shoulder contusion on Sunday in Portland’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. His status has been indeterminate since.

Nurkic is averaging 15.1 points and 10.4 rebounds in 25.5 minutes per game for the Blazers this season.