Jusuf Nurkic





7 ft0 in

/ 2.13m


280 lbs

/ 127.0kg


0041700164 POR NOP RECAP

Anthony Davis drops 47 points and 11 rebounds as Jrue Holiday adds 41 points to help the Pelicans sweep the Trail Blazers in the first round of the Playoffs 2018 West First Round.

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0041700163 POR NOP GAME 3 RECAP

Anthony Davis scores 28 points with 11 rebounds and Nikola Mirotic adds a playoff career-high 30 points, as the New Orleans Pelicans blow out the Portland Trail Blazers, 119-102 to take a commanding 3-0 series lead.

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Jrue Holiday dominates with 33 points and nine assists to lead the Pelicans to a 111-102 Game 2 win over the Blazers.

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Anthony Davis scores 35 points and grabs 14 rebounds while Rajon Rondo dishes out 17 assists as the Pelicans drop the Blazers in Game 1 of their Playoffs 2018 West First Round.

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0021701211 POR DEN RECAP

Nikola Jokic records his 10th triple-double of the season (15 points, 20 rebounds, 11 assists) as the Nuggets hold off the Trail Blazers 88-82, their sixth straight win.

0021701196 POR SAS RECAP

LaMarcus Aldridge racks up 28 points and eight rebounds to lead the Spurs in a victory over the Blazers, 116-105.

0021701177 POR HOU RECAP

Chris Paul hit an off-balance layup with 0.8 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets to a 96-94 win.

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Dennis Smith Jr. put up 18 points, 8 rebounds, and 8 assists as the Mavericks get a win over the Blazers 115-109. Damian Lillard scored 29 points for Portland in the loss.

0021701154 MEM POR RECAP

Damian Lillard led the way with 27 points as the Trail Blazers top the Grizzlies 113-98.

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Jusuf Nurkic gets a double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds as the Trail Blazers get the win over the Clippers, 105-96.

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Josef Nurkic drives to the rim for the huge one-handed jam.

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MarShon Brooks leads the Grizzlies with 21 points and Dillon Brooks adds 18 points and six rebounds in their 108-103 win over the Blazers.


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.

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