Jusuf Nurkic will undergo knee surgery in Los Angeles on Wednesday, and he is expected to be sidelined for 3-4 months.
Jusuf Nurkic scored 17 points with nine rebounds, two assists, one steal, one block and five turnovers against the Warriors on Wednesday.
Jusuf Nurkic will join Ty Lawson, Gary Harris, Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari in the starting lineup vs. the Warriors on Wednesday.
Jusuf Nurkic played only 11 minutes off Denver's bench on Sunday, finishing with two points, nine rebounds, one steal and one block.
Jusuf Nurkic played just 14 foul-plagued minutes in Friday's double-overtime loss, scoring eight points on 2-of-8 shooting with seven rebounds and one steal.
Jusuf Nurkic logged 26 minutes off the bench on Friday, scoring six points on 3-of-3 shooting with nine rebounds and three steals against the Spurs.
Jusuf Nurkic played 19 minutes off the bench against the Blazers on Saturday, scoring 10 points on 5-of-5 from the field with one rebound and one steal.
Jusuf Nurkic was grounded on Friday against the Jazz, logging 11 minutes with just three points and three rebounds to show for it.
Jusuf Nurkic played just seven minutes against the 76ers on Wednesday with two points, three rebounds, one assist and one block.
Jusuf Nurkic fouled out in 25 minutes during Sunday's game, which he finished with 11 points, six rebounds, one assist and three steals.
Jusuf Nurkic tied a career-high with 16 points against the Heat on Friday, hitting 7-of-10 shots with seven rebounds, two steals and one block in 30 minutes.
Jusuf Nurkic is listed as the starter against the Heat on Friday.
Jusuf Nurkic didn't get any playing time in the first half against the Rockets on Thursday, playing 12 minutes in the second half for three points, three boards, one steal and one block.
Jusuf Nurkic said that his ankle is currently only 70 percent healthy, but he hopes to get it close to 100 percent by next week.