Jusuf Nurkic Undergoes Successful Surgery

DENVER, May 20, 2015 –Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic has undergone successful surgery to repair a partially torn left patellar tendon, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.

The Surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA this afternoon.

Nurkic averaged 6.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.10 blocks in 62 games (27 starts) this season and was recently named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team