Found August 01, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
The Denver Nuggets acquired 7-foot Bosnian center Jusuf Nurkic in a draft day trade with the Chicago Bulls, who had selected the big man with the 16th pick the NBA Draft. Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of him, because we hadn’t either before today (if you’d like to bone up on your Jusuf Nurkic knowledge, go here). Nurkic was scheduled to play with the Bosnian national team as it attempts to qualify for 2015 Eurobasket. Unfortunately, signing a four-year, $7 million rookie deal got in the way, and he ditched the Bosnian national team to focus on his NBA career. Obviously, this didn’t sit too well with the Bosnian basketball federation: Just hours after Jusuf Nurkic signed his contract with Denver Nuggets, he was declared a “traitor” by the Bosnian basketball federation. The player decided to leave the Bosnian national team training camp, saying he was injured after initially stating that he was tired However, the federation believes otherwise, saying that Nurkic “betrayed their tr...

Nuggets ink rookies Nurkic and Harris

The Denver Nuggets have officially come to terms with 2014 first-round draft picks Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic, team vice president of basketball operations and general manager Tim Connelly announced Thursday. The Nuggets had to buy Nurkic out of his contract with Croatian team KK Cedevita so he could join Denver this season. It was very important for the Nuggets to develop Nurkic...

Steph Curry Thought About Dunking Between The Legs, Hilariously Changed His Mind (Video)

Prior to the start of the 2014 USA Showcase, Team Blue was horsing around during warm-ups. Warriors’ star Steph Curry actually was even dunking the basketball, something fans don’t see often. However, when Nuggets’ big man Kenneth Faried displayed a nasty ‘between the legs’ dunk, Curry just had no choice, but to shoot? Photo Credit: warriors/Facebook Yes, after witnessing...
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