Jusuf Nurkic
Portland Trail Blazers
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Date Of Birth
23 August 1994
7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
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  • Watch: Jusuf Nurkic says home-court advantage in West is not a big difference. Do you agree? https://t.co/GXZ5E4coam
    23 Mar @ 8PM

  • I still say Jusuf Nurkic and Enes Kanter need a Bobi-and-Tobi like nickname, and I suggest "Nurk n' Turk." #RipCity
    23 Mar @ 5PM

  • @cjzero: Jusuf Nurkic wearing a shirt with his girlfriend's picture on it is pretty great https://t.co/BNrIKze9Rk
    23 Mar @ 5PM

  • Tommorow I should be done with info on an incredibly undervalued and probably underestimated Jusuf Nurkic, along wi… https://t.co/OcPaJCP8Xz
    23 Mar @ 4PM

  • The Thunder beat up Jusuf Nurkic and HE’S the one who got ejected https://t.co/eMErYIs44u https://t.co/ZiwyQPgTPW
    23 Mar @ 11AM

  • Damian Lillard's 33 PTS (6 3PM), 12 AST guide the @trailblazers to victory vs. Dallas! #RipCity 126 #MFFL 118 Seth Curry: 20 PTS…
    21 Mar @ 5AM

  • #NBA Leonard 20pts (Toronto) Embiid 20pts (Philadelphia) Spurs OT (Vainqueur) @1,92 l 3% Embiid 20pts & 76ers win DeRoz…
    20 Mar @ 8PM

  • Jusuf Nurkic with two #Bosnian fans before the game last night.. @bosnianbeast27 https://t.co/bIUUxPF3bn
    19 Mar @ 11PM

  • @Dame_Lillard's 30 PTS & 15 AST leads the @trailblazers to the 106-98 home W! #RipCity Jusuf Nurkic: 18 PTS, 11 REB Al-Farouq…
    19 Mar @ 6AM

  • End of 3 on @ESPNNBA: #Pacers 72 #RipCity 88 Damian Lillard: 24 PTS, 14 AST Jusuf Nurkic: 16 PTS, 7 REB Myles Turner: 25 PTS, 8…
    19 Mar @ 2AM

Classic headlines via Yahoo! Sports

  • Last 2 Minute report finds five incorrect calls in final minute of Thunder/Trail Blazers

    The NBA released its Last 2 Minute Report reviewing the referees calls from the final two minutes of the Thunder's overtime win against the Trail Blazers Thursday night — a game with serious playoff implications — and it found five officiating errors in the final minute of play. The NBA has worked hard to be more transparent, and not only is that a good thing but it has shown the refs get stuff right far more than wrong, but this game was a tough one. 0:57: Paul George has the ball legally stripped from him, but Jusuf Nurkic has already committed to the air to block the shot when George regains possession.
    9 Mar @ 7PM

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  • An attempt to explain the final few minutes of OKC's win over Portland

    Damian Lillard hit a pair of free throws to tie the game at 111 with 45 seconds to play. Terrance Ferguson then scored on an offensive rebound to put the Thunder back up by a bucket with 13.1 to go. On the play, Jusuf Nurkic got nailed by an elbow from Paul George – possibly a flagrant foul but certainly a foul of some sort.
    9 Mar @ 7AM

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  • Jusuf Nurkic's double-double exemplifies Trail Blazers' team-first, multi-threat approach

    In fact, Nurkic was the most effective Trail Blazer in Charlotte on Sunday, finishing with the highest plus/minus of the team with a +21. Nurkic led the charge in scoring for the Blazer starters with 26 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field, along with his 15 rebounds, six assists, two steals, and one block. He did not end up recording a triple-double, but it was Nurkic's 12th game with 20+ points and 10+ rebounds.
    4 Mar @ 10PM

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  • Hood breaks out of slump, lifts Blazers past Hornets 118-108

    Nicolas Batum said the Hornets' game plan was to stop Portland's backcourt tandem of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum. Hood broke out of a shooting slump with a season-high 27 points - all in the second half - and Jusuf Nurkic added 26 points and 15 rebounds to help the Trail Blazers beat Charlotte 118-108 on Sunday. The biggest thing I did the second half was not think as much as I have,' said Hood, who was acquired in a trade from Cleveland last month.
    4 Mar @ 3AM

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  • Report: Portland buyer at trade deadline, first-round pick “in play”

    The Portland Trail Blazers are good: Damian Lillard is having another All-NBA level season, C.J. McCollum is a high-quality scorer, and Jusuf Nurkic has stepped up his game of late. At 32-20, Portland would have home court in the first round of the playoffs if they started today. When teams start trapping Lillard and McCollum, can Portland counter and make teams pay?
    3 Feb @ 12AM

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