The Portland Trail Blazers assigned Jusuf Nurkic to the Santa Cruz Warriors.
It was reported earlier that before Nurkic returns to the Blazers rotation he would get some run with the G-League Dubs.
Portland announced the assignment for Nurk, saying the big man “will practice with the team in Santa Cruz today and then return to Portland.”
The release also states that Nurkic will be “accompanied by members of the Trail Blazers coaching and health and performance staffs.”
Full Press Release:
TRAIL BLAZERS ASSIGN JUSUF NURKIC TO SANTA CRUZ WARRIORS
PORTLAND, Ore. (March 11, 2020) – The Portland Trail Blazers have assigned center Jusuf Nurkic to the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League, it was announced today by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
Nurkic, who is recovering from a left leg fracture, will practice with the team in Santa Cruz today and then return to Portland. He will be accompanied by members of the Trail Blazers coaching and health and performance staffs.
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