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Jusuf Nurkic plans to return for Blazers vs. Orlando

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Jusuf Nurkic will make his return for the Portland Trail Blazers in the game against the Orlando Magic Friday. Nurkic has missed the majority of the season after suffering a right wrist fracture on January 14th.

Nurkic will make his return after 10 weeks of rehab hitting the practice court for the first time since his injury on February 15.

In 12 games, the Blazers’ big averaged 9.7 points and 7.7 rebounds. The news of his return were broke out from NBC Sports Northwest Dwight Jaynes.

The Blazers added Raptors’ forward Norman Powell in their roster at the trade deadline, while CJ McCollum recently returned from a foot injury.

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