Jusuf Nurkic




POSTSEASON 17 33.3 0 0 2 11 4 1
CAREER STATS 19.1 46.9 0 60.1 8.5 6.4 1.3 1.2


7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m


280 lbs

/ 127.0kg


0041600143 VO POR AMINU DUNK Q4

Jusuf Nurkic dishes to Al-Farouq Aminu for the dunk.

0041600143 gsw por nurkic first points 1q

Jusuf Nurkic gets the baby hook to drop for his first points since returning from injury.

0021601141 phx por recap

Damian Lillard scores 31 points as the Blazers defeat the Suns, 130-117.

0021601125 hou por recap

Damian Lillard records a double-double with a game-high 31 points and 11 assists as the Blazers win their eighth straight, defeating the Rockets at home.

0021601125 hou por nurkic finish 4th

Jusuf Nurkic backs Nene down, rapidly spins off of him and finishes with the layup.

0021601125 hou por nurkic flush 3rd

Damian Lillard delivers a bounce pass to a rolling Jusuf Nurkic for the powerful two-handed slam.

0021601125 hou por nurkic block 1st

Jusuf Nurkic denies Trevor Ariza with authority.

0021601109 den por recap

A double-double from Jusuf Nurkic and 39 points from CJ McCollum lift the Trail Blazers past the Nuggets, 122-113.

0021601109 por nurkic hl

Jusuf Nurkic posts a huge double-double with a career-high 33 points to go with 16 rebounds against the Nuggets.

0021601109 den por nurkic dunk 2q

Jusuf Nurkic rolls off the screen and gets the feed for the flush.

0021601109 den por nurkic assist 1q

Jusuf Nurkic threads the needle through the lane with the pass for the easy score.

0021601096 POR LAL RECAP

Damian Lillard scores 22 and Allen Crabbe adds 18 points, as the Trail Blazers beat the Lakers 97 to 81.

0021601086 min por recap

CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combine for 53 points on 19-26 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-100.


Damian Lillard finds Jusuf Nurkic running ahead of the defense for the transition layup.


Jusuf Nurkic finds CJ McCollum cutting to the rim for a layup.

0021601071 nyk por jusuf nurkic turn around dunk 2q

Jusuf Nurkic turns on his defender and dunks it home.

0021601071 nyk por jusuf nurkic bank 1q

Jusuf Nurkic puts it off the glass for two, plus the foul.

0021601057 MIL POR nurkic block 1st

Giannis Antetokounmpo's layup attempt gets pinned by Jusuf Nurkic.

0021601029 por atl recap

Damian Lillard scores 27 points with five assists and CJ McCollum adds 22 as Portland defeats Atlanta, 113-97.

0021601029 por atl aminu dunk 2nd

Al-Farouq Aminu takes the lead bounce pass from Jusuf Nurkic and slams it down.


Professional History

Selected by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (16th overall pick) in the 2014 NBA Draft ... Traded to the Denver Nuggets on draft night ... Signed with the Denver Nuggets on July 31, 2014.

Nurkic, 7-0, 280, averaged 11.7 points and 5.7 rebounds in 28 games for Cedevita Zagreb of the Adriatic League in 2013-14. He recently led Bosnia and Herzegovina to the title at the FIBA Under-20 European Championships Division B. Nurkic, 19, averaged 21.4 points, 12.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.63 blocks in eight games and was named MVP of the tournament.

Traditional Season Stats

Season2016 65GP 1391MIN 271FGM 534FGA 50.7FG% 03PM 13PA 03P% 120FTM 210FTA 57.1FT% 154OREB 313DREB 467REB 123AST 143TOV 50STL 74BLK 161PF 13DD2 0TD3 662PTS -156+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats

Copyright © 2017 NBA Media Ventures, LLC. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy | Accessibility and Closed Caption | Terms of Use |

NBA.com is part of Turner Sports Digital, part of the Turner Sports & Entertainment Digital Network.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. A Time Warner Company.