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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019
Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic underwent surgery to repair the lower left leg injury he sustained in Monday’s game versus Brooklyn, it was announced by president of basketball operations Neil Olshey.
Nurkic, 24, fractured his left tibia and fibula at the 2:22 mark of the second overtime against the Nets.
The surgery was performed in Portland by Dr. Richard Gellman with Legacy Health.
While Nurkic is expected to make a full recovery, there is no timetable for his return to basketball activity. His status will be updated as appropriate.
In high school baseball yesterday, Henley won their first game in the Newport spring break tournament over Estacada, 11-0. The Hornets meet class 6A Dalllas at noon today followed by a 2:30pm game against host Newport.
Mazama plays their first game in the Hidden Valley spring break tournament today at noon against St. Mary’s of Medford.
In softball, Henley stayed perfect with a 15-3 win over 5A Central, and a 6-1 win over 5A Eagle Point in the North Medford spring break tournament. The Hornets are now 7-0 on the season and will take the rest of spring break off. Mazama split their two games yesterday in Medford, winning 4-3 over Toledo but losing 12-10 to Cascade Christian.
The Portland Pilots baseball team is halfway home to an Oregon state championship.
After taking down the Oregon Ducks earlier this month, the Pilots improved to 2-0 against Pac-12 teams Tuesday night with a dominant 5-1 victory over No. 7 Oregon State. The Beavers (16-5-1) had won 29 of the last 30 meetings between the programs.
The Pilots (16-9) last beat Oregon State in 2016.
SPORTS SCHEDULES – Wednesday, March 27
Blazers: Portland at Chicago, 5 p.m.
Winterhawks: Spokane at Portland, Memorial Coliseum, Game 4, WHL first round, 7 p.m.
College baseball: Oregon at Utah Valley, 5 p.m.
College softball: Oregon at Pacific, 6 p.m.