Jusuf Nurkic trolls Nuggets for not playing him enough after career game

Jusuf Nurkic turned in the best performance of his career so far, and was the difference-maker in the team’s 114-108 OT victory over the Sixers. Nurkic scored 28 points, hauled in 20 rebounds, dished out eight assists and blocked six shots. That’s about as complete as a big man can be in a game. It’s safe to say he took over and lifted the Blazers to victory, in a game they...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nurkic leads Trail Blazers over 76ers 114-108

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Jusuf Nurkic had a career-high 28 points and 20 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-108 in overtime on Thursday night. Nurkic also had eight assists and six blocks in Portland's fourth straight win. Damian Lillard finished with 24 points but did not make a 3-pointer, snapping a streak of 42 games with at least one 3. Philadelphia...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Plumlee trade means for the Portland Trail Blazers

About just a week ago the Portland Trail Blazers traded center Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second round pick for Nuggets’ Jusuf Nurkic and a 2017 first round pick. So what does this mean for the Blazers? Was it a good trade, was it the worst trade ever made in the history of trading? Only time will tell since neither of these two players have had sufficient playing time with their...
Via isportsweb.com
February 20, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rip City Report Portland Trail Blazers podcast: Episode 93 (Jusuf Nurkic trade, All-Star break)

This week, Joe Freeman of The Oregonian and Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers talk about the Jusuf Nurkic-Mason Plumlee trade, what's going on with the Blazers at the All-Star break and answer questions about the NBA trade deadline and more.
Via The Oregonian
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trail Blazers: CJ McCollum says Jusuf Nurkic will 'help us right away'

Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum after Tuesday's practice on new teammate Jusuf Nurkic, acquired Sunday from the Denver Nuggets. Get complete Portland Trail Blazers coverage at http://www.oregonlive.com/blazers/ Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=oregoniannews See more on our website: http://www.oregonlive.com/#/0 Follow us on Twitter: https...
Via The Oregonian
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic working quickly to fit in with his new team

Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic after his first practice with his new team.
Via The Oregonian
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Meet Jusuf Nurkic, the Portland Trail Blazers new center

The Portland Trail Blazers traded center Mason Plumlee and a second-round pick to the Denver Nuggets for center Jusuf Nurkic and a first-round pick, according to a report from The Vertical. The trade comes less than two weeks before the NBA trade deadline (Feb. 23). In the video above, get to know the Trail Blazers new center.
Via The Oregonian
February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets may trade Danilo Gallinari before deadline

The Denver Nuggets just dealt Jusuf Nurkic to the Portland Trail Blazers, and there are some indications that the sale may continue.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Sunday, there is “a growing belief” that the Nuggets are prepared to move forward Danilo Gallinari before the February 23 trade deadline. The Toronto Raptors and the Los Angeles Clippers are also mentioned...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Grading The Deal: Nuggets Acquire Mason Plumlee From Portland For Jusuf Nurkic

The Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers linked up for the NBA's second Plumlee trade in the last week or so. The Nuggets sent Jusuf Nurkic and the Memphis Grizzlies' protected 2017 first round pick to Portland for Mason Plumlee and Portland's 2018 second round pick. More so than most trades, this deal was about both on court impact and off the court bookkeeping, in terms of...
Via RealGM - NBA
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Blazers acquire Nurkic, send Plumlee to Nuggets

The Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets don’t feel like waiting until the NBA’s Feb. 23 trade deadline.The two teams completed a trade Sunday that involved the Blazers sending center Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second-round pick to Denver in exchange for Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic and the Memphis Grizzzlies’ 2017 first-round pick, league sources told The Vertical’s Adrian...
Via NESN.com
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

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