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Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic undergoes wrist surgery

Portland says Nurkic will be reevaluated in six weeks.

Official release

PORTLAND, Ore.  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 reevaluated in six weeks.

His status will be updated accordingly.