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Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic out four weeks due to plantar fasciitis

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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE - FEBRUARY 16: Jusuf Nurkic #27 of the Portland Trail Blazers takes a shot during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum on February 16, 2022 in Memphis, Tennessee. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Justin Ford/Getty Images)

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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers announced Wednesday that center Jusuf Nurkic will be sidelined for at least four weeks because of left foot plantar fasciitis.

The team said the condition has been bothering Nurkic since September. He will be re-evaluated after four weeks.

Nuckic has started 56 games this season, averaging 15 points and 11.1 rebounds. He has 30 double-doubles.

His injury is the latest to befall the Blazers, who have been without guard Damian Lillard since the start of the year because of an abdominal issue that required surgery. Forward Nassir Little underwent season-ending surgery earlier this month to repair a left shoulder tear.

The Blazers (25-34) have won four straight heading into Thursday night’s game at home against the Golden State Warriors.