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  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic fires funny response to Draymond Green’s controversial remarks about big men
    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has responded to Draymond Green’s earlier statement about the fate of the NBA big man resting heavily on how the Houston Rockets fare in this year’s playoffs. According to Green, big men around the league should be rooting against the success of Houston’s micro-ball style of play, given how […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic ...2020
  • • VIDEO: Lakers’ Alex Caruso channels inner LeBron James with chase-down block on Jusuf Nurkic
    Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso is an absolute fan-favorite, and he showed everyone why after he pulled off a massive chasedown block on Jusuf Nurkic in Game 5 against the Portland Trail Blazers. With the Lakers ahead 100-95, Nurkic saw himself free in front of the basket with the opportunity to cut the lead […] The post VIDEO: Lakers’ Alex Caruso channels inner LeBron James with ...2020
  • Jusuf Nurkic: ‘I didn’t want to play’ Saturday after grandmother dies
    • Jusuf Nurkic: ‘I didn’t want to play’ Saturday after grandmother dies
    “I didn’t want to play. She made me play, I guess... I think she wanted me to play."...2020
  • • Grieving Nurkic carries Blazers to No. 8 seed
    Jusuf Nurkic, who announced that his grandmother died from COVID-19 earlier in the day, had 22 points and 21 rebounds to lead Portland past Memphis in a play-in game to clinch the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs....2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic gets emotional as he talks about his late grandmother after win vs. Grizzlies
    After the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday to clinch the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference, Jusuf Nurkic spoke about his late grandmother after she passed away due to COVID-19. As expected, Nurkic was very emotional, via Ben Golliver of the Washington Post. A grieving Jusuf Nurkic on 22 points […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic gets emotional as he t...2020
  • • Grandmother of Blazers' Nurkic dies from virus
    Jusuf Nurkic announced the death of his grandmother due to COVID-19 shortly before he started the Blazers' play-in game against the Grizzlies on Saturday....2020
  • • Grandmother of Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic passes away from COVID-19 related death
    Before the Portland Trail Blazers took the floor against the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday, Jusuf Nurkic sadly announced his grandmother passed away due to COVID-19. Nurkic revealed last month his grandmother was in a coma due to COVID-19, later exiting the coma. Tragically, things turned for the worse for the relative of Nurkic. View this […] The post Grandmother of Blazers’ Jusuf Nur...2020
  • • Devin Booker, Jusuf Nurkic, Bam Adebayo among 12 players bubbling to the surface at NBA's Disney campus
    Another dozen players to watch as the NBA playoffs near...2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic takes subtle shot at Paul George with Damian Lillard comment
    It’s no question that Jusuf Nurkic has Damian Lillard’s back at all times. The Portland Trail Blazers starting center has been known to be an enforcer and has never shied away from speaking his mind – both on and off the court. On Sunday, Lillard converted clutch bucket after clutch bucket to lead the Blazers […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic takes subtle shot at Pau...2020
  • • Jusuf Nurkic sends strong message as Blazers get closer to play-in series
    The Portland Trail Blazers have gone 4-2 inside the bubble in Orlando, thanks in large part to the return of hulking center Jusuf Nurkic to the lineup. The 25-year-old Bosnian Beast has given Portland a steady interior presence that they have been sorely lacking since the beginning of the 2019-20 campaign. Following another strong performance […] The post Jusuf Nurkic sends strong message as...2020

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Jusuf Nurkic injury and suspension

  • • Jusuf Nurkic responds to Thunder fan who tweeted his gruesome injury
    The NBA is back, which means the trolls of NBA Twitter are as well. Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic, unfortunately, had to deal with one of them. After the Blazers defeated the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, Nurkic reacted to a video of Rockets superstar Russell Westbrook telling Damian Lillard he didn’t appreciate Nurkic’s hard […] The post Jusuf Nurkic responds to Thund...2020
  • • Heat Check (Hiatus): Portland Trail Blazers
    The Portland Trail Blazers were one of the banged up squads that were afforded the chance to recover over the course of the layoff and we’re not just talking about Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins either. Damian Lillard, too, fresh off of a groin injury in February, was only just playing himself back into game […] The post Heat Check (Hiatus): Portland Trail Blazers appeared first on SLAM...2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic claims he has watched video of his gruesome injury ‘a thousand times’
    During an interview with Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, Portland Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic admitted something shocking about the gruesome leg injury he suffered during the 2018-19 season. Nurkic, who has recovered from the devastating injury and is playing for the Blazers down in Orlando, claims he has watched the video of his injury […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic claims he has...2020
  • • What Jusuf Nurkic gained from losing a year to injury
    A horrific leg injury sidelined the Trail Blazers' center for 16 months, but he believes the time away made him a better player -- and person....2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic explains how having no fans in Orlando will impact his return
    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic will be playing in his first game on Thursday against the Indiana Pacers since he suffered his gruesome leg injury on March 25, 2019. The Blazers big man is an emotional player who feeds off of the Rip City crowd. With that said, Nurkic recently explained how having no […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic explains how having no fans in Orlando w...2020
  • • Jusuf Nurkic scores first basket following 486-day absence due to gruesome leg injury
    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic is back. On Thursday against the Indiana Pacers in the Blazers’ first scrimmage game, Nurkic scored his first basket following a 486-day absence due to the gruesome leg injury he suffered last season against the Brooklyn Nets. Jusuf Nurkic scores his first bucket of the year for the Blazers […] The post Jusuf Nurkic scores first basket followi...2020
  • • Hassan Whiteside speaks out on Jusuf Nurkic, Zach Collins’ return
    According to Hassan Whiteside, the return of Portland Trail Blazers big men Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins will help boost his play on both ends of the floor. Nurkic and Collins missed several regular season games due to various injuries. The nearly four-month hiatus seems to have been a blessing in disguise though, as both […] The post Hassan Whiteside speaks out on Jusuf Nurkic, Zach Collin...2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic provides major update about his health, conditioning after extended layoff
    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic is ready to make his 2019-20 season debut in Orlando, Florida. Nurkic didn’t play for the Blazers before the hiatus because of the devastating leg injury he suffered in 2018-19. However, the talented big man is finally at full strength and used the extended layoff to get even stronger. […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic provides major update a...2020
  • • Damian Lillard reveals expectations for Carmelo Anthony with Jusuf Nurkic, Zach Collins back
    A big reason why the Portland Trail Blazers signed Carmelo Anthony earlier this season was because their frontcourt was decimated by injuries. But with Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins expected back by the time things resume later this month, the Blazers’ frontline may suddenly feel crowded. However, that doesn’t mean Anthony’s playing time will be […] The post Damian Lillard ...2020
  • • One signing the Portland Trail Blazers need to make in free agency
    The Portland Trail Blazers regressed after reaching the Western Conference Finals in 2018-19. Before the 2019-20 campaign was suspended due to COVID-19, the Blazers were in ninth place in the Western Conference standings with a record of 29-37. Pundits expected the Blazers to struggle a little bit since talented big man Jusuf Nurkic was out […] The post One signing the Portland Trail Blazers...2020

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  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic confirms his grandmother is now out of coma after contracting COVID-19
    Portland Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic had a big game on Sunday against the Boston Celtics, and he also shared some good personal news. Nurkic confirmed his grandmother, Hannah, is out of a coma after a bout with COVID-19. Jusuf Nurkic says that his grandmother has awoken from the coma she was in due […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic confirms his grandmother is now out of coma af...2020
  • • Jusuf Nurkic plans to return on March 15
    Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic intends to make his return to the court on March 15 against Houston, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports (via Twitter). Nurkic will be making his comeback nearly a year after suffering the devastating leg injuries that sidelined him for the end of the 2018-19 season and most of the 2019-20 campaign. “I’m ready to help my team make the playoffs,” Nurkic told ...2020
  • • Despite down year, coach Terry Stotts' job should be safe in Portland
    Despite a disappointing season so far in Portland, there’s no reason to believe coach Terry Stotts‘ job will be in danger this spring, a source with knowledge of the situation tells Sam Amick of The Athletic.  Coming off the Trail Blazers‘ appearance in the Western Conference Finals a year ago, the team extended Stotts’ contract through the 2021-22 season. This season, the Trail Blazers (26-33) ar...2020
  • • Trail Blazers big man Zach Collins on track to return in March from shoulder injury
    Trail Blazers big man Zach Collins remains on track to return in March after undergoing shoulder surgery, reports Jason Quick of The Athletic. Collins sustained a left shoulder dislocation and had the surgery performed in early November.  “That’s definitely my goal,” Collins said of returning in March. “We will be in the playoff race and I’ll be able to come back and make a really good push.  "And...2020
  • • C Jusuf Nurkic aiming to return around All-Star break
    The Trail Blazers haven’t offered many specifics on Jusuf Nurkic‘s return from the broken leg that has sidelined him to start the 2019/20 season, but Shams Charania of The Athletic hears that the big man is targeting a return close to the All-Star break in February. According to Charnia, Nurkic is making “positive strides” in his rehab process. While the Blazers knew coming into the season that th...2019
  • • Kevin Love reportedly wants to be traded to Blazers
    Kevin Love wants to be traded to a contender if the Cleveland Cavaliers finally decide to move on from him, and his hometown team is reportedly at the top of his wish list. Love has his sights set on playing for the Portland Trail Blazers, Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer reports. Love was born in Santa Monica, but he grew up Lake Oswego, Ore., which located just minutes from the heart of Portland. He...2019
  • • Carmelo Anthony’s contract guaranteed by Blazers for rest of season
    The Portland Trail Blazers’ signing of Carmelo Anthony to a non-guaranteed contract has gone well so far and is leading to good news for the veteran forward. Anthony’s contract is being fully guaranteed for the rest of the season, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Thursday. Portland signed Anthony, 35, because they were struggling and needed depth with Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins out. He pla...2019
  • • Damian Lillard acknowledges tension between Blazers and Thunder
    The first round of the NBA playoffs has been set, and one of the more intriguing matchups will be the one between the Portland Trail Blazers and Oklahoma City Thunder. There is not a lot of love lost between the two Western Conference teams, and Damian Lillard is making no effort to hide that. When it became official that the No. 3 Blazers will take on the No. 6 Thunder, Lillard admitted to report...2019
  • • Gordon Hayward offers support to Jusuf Nurkic amid gruesome injury
    Gordon Hayward has joined the chorus of NBA players sending their best wishes to Jusuf Nurkic after the Portland Trail Blazers center suffered a gruesome leg injury during Monday night’s game. Nurkic suffered compound fractures to the tibia and fibula in his lower left leg during the double-overtime session of Portland’s 148-144 loss to the Brooklyn Nets. Hayward of course knows a thing or two abo...2019
  • • CJ McCollum to reportedly be re-evaluated after suffering knee strain
    Portland guard CJ McCollum has avoided a major injury, with an MRI revealing that he suffered a popliteus strain in his left knee against the Spurs on Saturday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (Twitter link). McCollum will be re-evaluated in one week, Wojnarowski reports. McCollum, 27, exited Saturday’s game early after landing awkwardly on his knee. He appeared to be in significant pain, i...2019

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  • • Jusuf Nurkic scores first basket following 486-day absence due to gruesome leg injury
    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic is back. On Thursday against the Indiana Pacers in the Blazers’ first scrimmage game, Nurkic scored his first basket following a 486-day absence due to the gruesome leg injury he suffered last season against the Brooklyn Nets. Jusuf Nurkic scores his first bucket of the year for the Blazers […] The post Jusuf Nurkic scores first basket followi...2020
  • • NBA scores, highlights: Pacers face Thunder in big game for both teams; Blazers play first game without Jusuf Nurkic
    There are just five games scheduled for Wednesday night...2019
  • • NBA scores, highlights, results: Jusuf Nurkic suffers gruesome leg injury in Blazers' playoff-clinching win
    There are just four games on Monday night...2019
  • James Harden scores 38 but Trail Blazers beat Rockets 110-101 (VIDEO)
    • James Harden scores 38 but Trail Blazers beat Rockets 110-101 (VIDEO)
    Jusuf Nurkic had 25 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Blazers.a...2019
  • James Harden scores 38 but Trail Blazers beat Rockets 110-101
    • James Harden scores 38 but Trail Blazers beat Rockets 110-101
    Jusuf Nurkic had 25 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Blazers.a...2019
  • • Blazers' Nurkic takes funny parting shot at former team
    Jusuf Nurkic had revenge on his mind during Tuesday night’s game against the Denver Nuggets. He also had it on his mind after it ended.Nurkic was traded by the Denver Nuggets to the Portland Trail Blazers in February for Mason Plumlee (picks were also exchanged), and he has really come into his own. The 7-footer has almost doubled the stats he was putting up per game in Denver since joining the Bl...2017
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  • • Jusuf Nurkic: ‘I didn’t want to play’ Saturday after grandmother dies
    2020
  • • Grieving Nurkic carries Blazers to No. 8 seed
    2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic gets emotional as he talks about his late grandmother after win vs. Grizzlies
    2020
  • • Grandmother of Blazers' Nurkic dies from virus
    2020
  • • Grandmother of Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic passes away from COVID-19 related death
    2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic confirms his grandmother is now out of coma after contracting COVID-19
    2020
  • • Blazers' Nurkic stars in return despite heavy heart
    After scoring 18 points to go with 9 rebounds, 6 blocks and 5 assists in his first game since breaking his leg in 2019, Portland's Jusuf Nurkic revealed his grandmother is hospitalized in a coma because of COVID-19....2020
  • • Jusuf Nurkic reveals grandmother is in coma due to COVID-19
    Portland Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic has revealed that his grandmother is in a coma due to COVID-19. After helping the Blazers beat the Memphis Grizzlies in overtime in Portland’s first official game in Orlando, the Bosnian Beast opened his interview with reporters by sharing the story. He then urged viewers to take the […] The post Jusuf Nurkic reveals grandmother is in coma du...2020
  • NBA family sends its love for Jusuf Nurkic after ugly leg injury
    • NBA family sends its love for Jusuf Nurkic after ugly leg injury
    NBA players respect, and feel for, Nurkic....2019
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Top Jusuf Nurkic news

  • • Nuggets' Jusuf Nurkic Hands Ball to Defender After He Flops, Earns Technical
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  • • Vince Carter Crosses Over Wilson Chandler, Dunks on Jusuf Nurkic (VIDEO)
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  • • Brian Shaw Reportedly Fired by Nuggets: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction
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  • • WATCH: Joe Johnson Banks Home Winning 3 at Buzzer
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  • • Report: Nuggets Counting Down Weeks Remaining in Season During Late-Game Huddle
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  • • Ailing Steve Kerr could sit out Game 3 of Golden State Warriors' battle at Portland Trail Blazers
    PORTLAND, Ore. -- The biggest health update as the Warriors and Trail Blazers head into Game 3 tonight does not involve Kevin Durant or Jusuf Nurkic but instead Golden State coach Steve Kerr....2017
  • • Jusuf Nurkic Blocks, Stares Down LeBron James (VIDEO)
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  • • NBA scrimmage takeaways: Dion Waiters is for real, Jusuf Nurkic is back and the Pacers are finally shooting
    The NBA has only two more days of scrimmages left...2020

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  • • Enes Kanter enjoys getting a victory in solid debut with Blazers
    Enes Kanter made his debut with the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday and asserted himself as the focal point on the team’s second unit. Kanter saw just 20 minutes of action, but was able to get up nine shots and score 18 points. His usage rate ranked fifth on the team and he appeared happy in his new environment. “Last time I got a win I think it was like almost two months (ago),” Kanter said af...2019
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  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic fires funny response to Draymond Green’s controversial remarks about big men
    2020
  • • Grieving Nurkic carries Blazers to No. 8 seed
    2020
  • • Devin Booker, Jusuf Nurkic, Bam Adebayo among 12 players bubbling to the surface at NBA's Disney campus
    2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic takes subtle shot at Paul George with Damian Lillard comment
    2020
  • • Jusuf Nurkic sends strong message as Blazers get closer to play-in series
    2020
  • • NBA insiders believe Blazers are a legitimate threat to upset Lakers
    If the Portland Trail Blazers secure the eighth spot in the Western Conference standings over the Memphis Grizzlies, league insiders believe they can upset the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the 2020 playoffs, per Marc Stein of the New York Times. Blazers forwards Jusuf Nurkic and Zach Collins are back in the […] The post NBA insiders believe Blazers are a legitimate threat to upse...2020
  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic makes costly mistake in loss to Celtics
    The Boston Celtics and Portland Trail Blazers dueled back and forth in a thrilling matchup on Sunday afternoon, with Portland erasing a a 24-point deficit to tie the game down the stretch. Unfortunately, the game ended in rather anticlimactic fashion. Boston led 127-124 after Gordon Hayward sunk a pair of free throws with just three […] The post Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic makes costly mista...2020
  • • Blazers icon Bill Walton breaks down what makes Jusuf Nurkic ‘very special’
    Portland Trailblazers starting center Jusuf Nurkic has gained a new fan. Not just any fan either- it’s Blazers legend and two-time NBA champion Bill Walton. The former Blazer joined the Talkin’ Blazers Podcast to explain why he thinks the Bosnian Beast could be instrumental for Portland. “The way he understands the game – and I […] The post Blazers icon Bill Walton br...2020
  • • Jusuf Nurkic delivers perfect response to question about Blazers’ playoffs chances
    With the Portland Trail Blazers currently on the outside looking in on the playoff spots in the Western Conference, Jusuf Nurkic has a very straightforward yet extremely accurate assessment about their postseason hopes. According to Nurkic, it all boils down to one thing, or one person rather, in Blazers All-Star point guard Damian Lillard. “If […] The post Jusuf Nurkic delivers perfect resp...2020
  • • Coach Terry Stotts tips his hand at an interesting Blazers lineup during scrimmages
    We are all about to witness the dawn of the Portland Taril Blazers’ new defensive stalwart duo – Jusuf Nurkic and Hassan Whiteside. No less than Blazers head coach Terry Stotts confirmed that the debut of this frontcourt pairing will finally come to fruition on Thursday’s scheduled scrimmage. Stotts guaranteed that he intends to unleash […] The post Coach Terry Stotts tips ...2020

Jusuf Nurkic rumors, scandals

  • • Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic claims he has watched video of his gruesome injury ‘a thousand times’
    2020
  • • Portland’s Nurkic throws shade at Joel Embiid
    Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic doesn’t seem to care too much for his Philadelphia 76ers counterpart.After the Blazers beat the Sixers on Thursday by the final of 114-110, Nurkic threw some shade at Joel Embiid with a bit of a backhanded compliment.“He tries to be more famous than a player,” said Nurkic of Embiid, according to Dan Feldman of ProBasketballTalk. “I respect him. He’s a goo...2017
  • • Postgame: Pelicans 100, Trail Blazers 77
    BOXSCORE || PHOTOS || QUOTES || VIDEOS Pelicans (27-40), Trail Blazers (29-37) The combination of Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins has been at the forefront of analysis related to the New Orleans Pelicans ever since Cousins was acquired last month. On Tuesday, whether they joined forces at the same time, or only one was on the floor, the results were outstanding. In only 29 minutes of work – and...2017
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    On August 12, the crowd on hand for Olympic basketball in Rio got one of the most shocking displays of dominance from Nikola Jokic, as he scored 25 on 11-of-15 shooting. It was not enough to win, as the United States won 94-91, but it set a huge spotlight on the Denver forward/center that made the best squad in the world sweat in the preliminaries. While he was unable to come close to those totals...2016
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