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Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic suffers gruesome leg injury against Nets

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 ?

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 26, 2019

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

We love you, @bosnianbeast27 ❤

— Trail Blazers (@trailblazers) March 26, 2019

He recorded 32 points, 16 rebounds and five assists in the contest.

Portland won the game, 148-144.

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