Jusuf Nurkic Needs Surgery After Gruesome Leg Injury, Out for Season

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Posted by The King Slayer 2019 years ago in Sports
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Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic will reportedly miss the remainder of the season after he suffered a gruesome leg injury Monday.

According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Nurkic incurred a compound fracture in his left leg that will require surgery.

Nurkic suffered the injury after he landed awkwardly while going up for a rebound in the second overtime of Portland's 148-144 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The 24-year-old had a team-high 32 points to go with 16 rebounds, five assists and four blocks before he was carted off the floor.

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