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Multiple Blazers Leave Game 2 With Injuries

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Both Jusuf Nurkic and Evan Turner exited Tuesday’s game with different injuries.

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The injury bug has struck the Portland Trail Blazers during Game 2 of their series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. Center Jusuf Nurkic suffered an apparent leg contusion midway through the third quarter and Evan Turner suffered an toe injury shortly after.

Kerry Eggers of the Portland Tribune detailed the situation:

Nurkic later returned to the bench and will return, as several sources have reported, including former Blazers beat writer Mike Richman:

Turner, on the other hand, is questionable to return, as reported by Jason Quick:

Stay tuned for updates on this story.