March 31, 2017, 6:10 pm
Jusuf Nurkic has sustained a non-displaced fibular fracture in his right leg and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.
A crushing blow to Nurkic and Portland’s playoff hopes. Nurk has sent out many an alert since he was traded to Rip City and is cruising as a top-30/50 guy in 8/9-cat over the past month. He’s a drop in single-season leagues. Meyers Leonard will pick up a ton of minutes at center and could carve out some value thanks to his ability to hit threes. The Blazers will also likely go smaller with guys like Noah Vonleh, Moe Harkless and Al-Farouq Aminu picking up more frontcourt minutes.