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JUSUF NURKIC RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nuggets Rebuilding Around Gallinari, Nurkic; Could Trade Lawson, Faried

The Denver Nuggets are expected to make Ty Lawson and/or Kenneth Faried available in trade talks before the June 25th draft. The Nuggets believe Danilo Gallinari and Jusuf Nurkic are the two centerpieces of their rebuilding efforts. Denver figures to have cap space in the coming seasons, but free agency hasn't been an area of success for the franchise historically.
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Jusuf Nurkic will miss 3-4 months after successful knee surgery

Jusuf Nurkic had surgery on his knee Wednesday to repair a partial tear. The Denver Nuggets' big man will miss 3-4 months, which means he should be ready for the start of training camp, according to the Denver Post."If all goes well, that would put him back to being able to have some sort of basketball activity around September. Training camp usually opens at the end of September...
Via Fox Sports
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Nurkic to undergo knee surgery

Jusuf Nurkic is expected to undergo knee surgery on May 20th for a slight tear of the patella tendon. He is expected to be out of action for three to four months. Nurkic’s surgery is a big blow for a player who was looking to build on his solid rookie season. If everything goes as scheduled, Nurkic should be back to some basketball functions in September. The Nuggets training camp...
Via Mile High Sports
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Jusuf Nurkic to undergo offseason knee surgery

According the Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey, Denver Nuggets All-Rookie Second Team center Jusuf Nurkic is expected to undergo offseason knee surgery Wednesday morning for a slight tear in his patella tendon. Nurkic, the 16th overall pick in last summer’s NBA draft burst onto the scene for Denver last season, averaging 6.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game in 62 games...
Via BSN Denver
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Jusuf Nurkic To Undergo Surgery For Patella Tendon Tear

Jusuf Nurkic is scheduled to undergo knee surgery Wednesday for a slight tear of the patella tendon. Nurkic is expected to be sidelined 3 to 4 months while he recovers. Nurkic would then be able to have some sort of basketball activity around September.
Via RealGM
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Denver Nuggets’ 2015 NBA Draft Lottery kit

  Few dates on the NBA calendar harbor as much significance as the night of the NBA Draft Lottery. For teams that miss the playoffs — especially those stuck in the mire of losing myriad basketball games for years on end — this is an opportunity to change the course of your franchise’s history for years, sometimes even decades to come. Oddly enough, in a league where billions...
Via BSN Denver
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Nurkic named to NBA All-Rookie Second team

The NBA announced today that Denver Nuggets rookie Jusuf Nurkic has been named to the NBA All Rookie 2nd team. During his rookie campaign Nurkic appeared in 62 game, starting 27. He averaged 6.9 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.10 blocks in 17.8 minutes of play per game. When Nurkic’s play time increased so did his stats improved. When he saw 20 or more of floor time he averaged 10...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jusuf Nurkic named to All-Rookie Second Team

  The NBA announced today that Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic has been named to the All-Rookie Second Team. The 20-year-old Nurkic is joined on the Second Team by Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach Lavine, Brooklyn Nets swingman Bojan Bogdanovic, and New York Knicks guard Langston Galloway. The 16th overall pick in last year’s NBA Draft, the Bosnian...
Via BSN Denver
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Preparing for the Lottery

The NBA draft lottery can be a very confusing thing. Ping pong balls and mathematical equations can twist peoples minds into a frenzy of numbers and odds. To make things simpler to Nuggets fans, there is a very low chance that the Nuggets will be in the top three, and will likely pick in the 7th spot. But that is all up to chance, and we won’t really know for certain until the...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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