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Enes Kanter Favors Injured Shoulder During Trail Blazers Practice

The Portland center separated his shoulder against Oklahoma City.

NBA: Playoffs-Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trail Blazers Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter contributed mightily to his team’s victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2019 NBA Playoffs. In the process he earned a separated shoulder, an injury causing concern about his potential effectiveness in the second round.

Today Kanter took the practice floor for the Blazers, observed by the media pool, who were quick to tweet out observations and assessments.

Here’s video of Kanter on the floor with teammates.

A picture of Kanter holding the shoulder in question:

And other observations:

We’ll update as we get more.