Jusuf Nurkic suffered a gruesome leg injury against the Nets on Monday.
The Trail Blazers center went up for a rebound in the second overtime of his team’s matchup with Brooklyn before coming down awkwardly and collapsing to the floor.
Nurkic left the court on a stretcher and did not return.
Portland fans gave Nurkic a standing ovation as he was taken back to the locker room.
Trail Blazers fans show Jusuf Nurkic support as he gets carted off after suffering gruesome left leg injury 🙏 pic.twitter.com/ZsNThlRq9j
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The Trail Blazers later sent out a message of support on Twitter.
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He recorded 32 points, 16 rebounds and five assists in the contest.
Portland won the game, 148-144.