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Jusuf Nurkic Thanks Trail Blazers Fans, Organization

Following a compound fracture of his left leg, Portland’s center expressed gratitude for his supporters’ well-wishes.

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Jusuf Nurkic broke his leg in a season-ending injury on Monday in a double-overtime game against the Brooklyn Nets. Surgery on Tuesday revealed no nerve or muscle damage from the compound fracture, though he will remain out of action indefinitely.

Today Nurkic thanked his fans for their well-wishes during the week. He posted his message of gratitude to Instagram.

The Blazers face the Atlanta Hawks today in a 4:30, Pacific tip-off.