Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has been ruled out for the season after suffering compound fractures to his left tibia and fibula, the team announced during the early hours of Tuesday morning. Nurkic went down with the injury in the second overtime of the Blazers’ win against the Brooklyn Nets and was taken to a local area hospital immediately.
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NBA players have rallied to support Nurkic following his injury. And both Portland and Brooklyn players were somber in postgame comments to the media.
There is no timetable for Nurkic’s return at this point.