Center Jusuf Nurkic suffers gruesome leg injury

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.

The Trail Blazers later sent out a message of support on Twitter.

The big man recorded 32 points, 16 rebounds and five assists in the contest.

Portland won the game, 148-144.

NBA.COM