No catchy headlines, no breakdown, just some unfiltered thoughts about Jusuf Nurkic suffering another injury and what it means for the Trail Blazers right now and in the future.
Do they roll out Enes Kanter as the starter? How about going the way of Noah Vonleh and giving Harry Giles token starts before the veteran Kanter comes in to play 30 minutes a night? Could they pursue a low-level trade with a smaller piece of the roster to get an extra body with both Nurkic and Zach Collins down and who could they look at? Could Terry Stotts get really weird and opt to play small ball and begrudgingly move Robert Covington to the center spot defensively while utilizing Derrick Jones Jr as the 5-man offensively?
There are so many different questions with so many answers and ways things could end up going that I couldn’t touch on all of them, but with so many questions sent my way tonight - I wanted to address as many as I could right now.