Jusuf Nurkić Undergoes Wrist Surgery

Portland center will wear a splint for four weeks and be re-evaluated in six weeks

PORTLAND, Ore. (January 19, 2021) – Portland center Jusuf Nurkic underwent surgery today to repair a fracture in his right wrist, it was announced by Trail Blazers president of basketball operations Neil Olshey. 

The procedure was performed by Dr. Steven Shin at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.

Nurkic will wear a splint for four weeks and be re-evaluated in six weeks. 

His status will be updated accordingly.

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