Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic: Listed as doubtful for Game 3

Nurkic (leg) has been upgraded to doubtful for Saturday's Game 3 against the Warriors, Casey Holdahl of reports.

While being listed as doubtful hardly seems like an upgrade, it at least suggests that Nurkic is making progress in his recovery from a fracture in his right fibula. Nevertheless, the expectation is that Nurkic will still not be available to play in Saturday's contest. As a result, Noah Vonleh will once again start at center, but if head coach Terry Stotts continues to utilize smaller lineups against Golden State, Vonleh's minutes will remain limited.

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