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Jusuf Nurkic

22-Year-Old    C    Denver Nuggets

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

9.6

REB

7.3

AST

1.5

STL

0.7

BLK

1.0

2016-17 NBA ROS Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

As a rookie, Nurkic impressed with his rebounding and rim-protecting abilities, finishing the year with per-36 averages of 13.9 points, 12.5 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 62 games. Injuries put a major damper on his sophomore campaign, however, as a lower-back strain caused Nur...

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HT: 7' 0"   WT: 280 lbs   DOB: 8/23/1994  College: Bosnia and Herzegovina   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #16 Overall in 2014   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jusuf Nurkic Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $5.526 million contract with the Nuggets in July of 2014.

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Nurkic was limited to 17 minutes in Wednesday's 116-111 loss to the Nets and provided 11 points (4-6 FG, 3-4 FT), three rebounds and one assist.

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Jusuf Nurkic NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2014-15 19 DEN 62 17.8 6.9 6.2 0.8 0.8 1.1 0.0 44.6 63.6 1.4 2.0 4.1 0.0 0.0 2.8 6.2 1.4 2.1
2015-16 20 DEN 32 17.1 8.2 5.5 1.3 0.8 1.4 0.0 41.7 61.6 1.7 2.0 3.4 0.1 0.0 3.2 7.6 1.9 3.1
2016-17 21 DEN 22 21.5 9.6 7.3 1.5 0.7 1.0 0.0 50.6 50.0 2.3 2.8 4.5 0.0 0.0 4.1 8.1 1.4 2.8
Rest Of Season Projections 22 DEN 59 21.1 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Jusuf Nurkic
2016-17 Projections 22 DEN 65 19.5 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jusuf Nurkic

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Jusuf Nurkic NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 4 18.5 9.3 6.0 0.8 1.0 1.3 0.0 58.6 37.5 2.0 4.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 4.3 7.3 0.8 2.0
Last 14 Days 7 18.4 8.1 6.1 1.3 0.7 0.9 0.0 57.8 50.0 2.3 3.0 3.1 0.0 0.0 3.7 6.4 0.7 1.4
Last 30 Days 16 20.1 8.2 6.4 1.5 0.6 0.8 0.0 50.9 40.6 2.4 2.7 3.7 0.0 0.0 3.7 7.3 0.8 2.0
Last 5 Games 5 18.2 8.2 6.0 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.0 59.4 37.5 2.6 3.8 2.2 0.0 0.0 3.8 6.4 0.6 1.6
Last 10 Games 10 19.9 8.9 7.4 1.5 0.6 0.9 0.0 53.8 26.3 2.1 3.3 4.1 0.0 0.0 4.2 7.8 0.5 1.9
Last 20 Games 20 21.2 8.8 7.2 1.5 0.8 1.1 0.0 49.4 44.0 2.4 2.8 4.4 0.0 0.0 3.9 7.8 1.1 2.5

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Jusuf Nurkic
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Dec 7 @BKN 17 11 3 1 0 0 2 4 6 3 4 0 0 3 0 1
Dec 5 @PHI 24 8 10 1 2 3 2 4 8 0 2 0 0 6 4 4
Dec 3 @UTA 13 8 4 1 0 0 0 4 6 0 0 0 0 3 1 2
Dec 2 HOU 20 10 7 0 2 2 4 5 9 0 2 0 0 4 3 2
Nov 30 MIA 17 4 6 1 0 0 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 3
Nov 27 @PHO 16 8 6 2 0 0 2 4 7 0 0 0 0 1 5 3
Nov 25 OKC 22 8 7 3 1 1 1 3 6 2 2 0 0 1 6 1
Nov 23 @UTA 15 2 6 0 0 1 1 1 8 0 3 0 0 2 4 4
Nov 22 CHI 29 14 14 4 0 2 2 7 13 0 0 0 0 5 9 1
Nov 20 UTA 26 16 11 2 1 0 2 8 12 0 6 0 0 5 6 2
Nov 18 TOR 25 14 1 1 1 0 1 5 9 4 6 0 0 0 1 3
Nov 16 PHO 15 0 6 4 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 1
Nov 13 @POR 19 8 9 1 0 1 2 3 11 2 4 0 0 4 5 2
Nov 12 DET 17 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Nov 10 GSW 17 9 3 0 1 1 4 4 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 2
Nov 8 @MEM 29 11 7 3 0 1 6 5 7 1 1 0 0 1 6 5
Nov 6 @BOS 13 4 6 2 1 1 2 1 5 2 4 0 0 1 5 0
Nov 5 @DET 24 10 12 1 2 1 4 5 8 0 0 0 0 4 8 3
Nov 3 @MIN 27 18 5 1 2 1 1 7 13 4 7 0 0 2 3 4
Oct 31 @TOR 38 13 18 1 1 5 1 5 14 3 7 0 0 5 13 2
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Oct 29 POR 23 12 9 1 0 1 2 4 9 4 6 0 0 4 5 2
Oct 26 @NOP 26 23 9 3 0 1 1 9 13 5 6 0 0 2 7 3
Jusuf Nurkic Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Date Opponent PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
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True Shooting Percentage

51.4%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Jusuf Nurkic has a true shooting percentage of 51.4%.

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Jusuf Nurkic NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2014-15 19 DEN 62 36.0 13.9 12.5 1.6 1.7 2.2 0.0 44.6 63.6 2.8 4.1 8.4 0.1 0.0 5.6 12.5 2.7 4.3
2015-16 20 DEN 32 36.0 17.3 11.5 2.6 1.6 2.9 0.0 41.7 61.6 3.6 4.3 7.2 0.2 0.0 6.6 15.9 4.0 6.5
2016-17 21 DEN 22 36.0 16.1 12.3 2.5 1.1 1.8 0.0 50.6 50.0 3.8 4.7 7.6 0.0 0.0 6.9 13.6 2.4 4.7
Rest Of Season Projections 22 DEN 59 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Jusuf Nurkic
2016-17 Projections 22 DEN 65 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jusuf Nurkic

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Jusuf Nurkic NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2014-15 19 DEN 62 1103 426 382 50 52 68 0 44.6 63.6 86 125 257 2 0.0 171 383 84 132
2015-16 20 DEN 32 547 263 175 40 24 44 0 41.7 61.6 55 65 110 3 0.0 101 242 61 99
2016-17 21 DEN 22 472 211 161 33 15 23 0 50.6 50.0 50 61 100 0 0.0 90 178 31 62
Rest Of Season Projections 22 DEN 59 1246 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Jusuf Nurkic
2016-17 Projections 22 DEN 65 1268 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jusuf Nurkic

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Jusuf Nurkic NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2014-15 19 DEN 62 17.8 48.3 44.6 8.7 14.9 0.6 10.2
2015-16 20 DEN 32 17.1 46.0 41.7 10.5 14.5 0.7 9.8
2016-17 21 DEN 22 21.5 51.4 50.6 11.4 17.3 0.7 12.5
Rest Of Season Projections 22 DEN 59 21.1 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 rest of season projections for Jusuf Nurkic
2016-17 Projections 22 DEN 65 19.5 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Jusuf Nurkic

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Jusuf Nurkic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nurkic put up eight points (4-6 FG), four rebounds and one assist across 13 minutes in Saturday's 105-98 loss to the Jazz.

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Nurkic recorded 14 points (7-13 FG), 14 rebounds, four assists and two blocks across 29 minutes in Tuesday's 110-107 win over the Bulls.

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Nurkic posted 16 points (8-12 FG, 0-6 FT), 11 rebounds, two assists and one steal across 26 minutes in Sunday's 105-91 win over the Jazz.

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Nurkic finished with no points (0-4 FG), six rebounds, four assists and one block across 15 minutes in Wednesday's 120-104 win over the Suns.

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Nurkic posted no points (0-2 FG), two rebounds and one steal across 17 minutes in Saturday's 106-95 loss to the Pistons.

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Nurkic put up 11 points (5-7 FG, 1-1 FT), seven rebounds, three assists and one block across 29 minutes in Tuesday's 108-107 loss to the Grizzlies.

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Nurkic scored 10 points (5-8 FG) while adding 12 rebounds, two steals, an assist and a block in 24 minutes during Saturday's 103-86 loss to the Pistons.

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Nurkic supplied 18 points (7-13 FG, 4-7 FT), five rebounds, two blocks, two steals and one assist across 27 minutes in Thursday's 102-99 win over the Timberwolves.

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Nurkic notched 13 points (5-14 FG, 3-7 FT), 18 rebounds, five blocks, one assist and one steal across 38 minutes in Monday's 105-102 loss to the Raptors.

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Nurkic scored a team-high 23 points (9-13 FG, 5-6 FT) to go with nine rebounds, three assists and one blocked shot across 26 minutes in Wednesday's 107-102 win over the Pelicans.

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Coach Mike Malone confirmed that Nurkic would open the regular season in a starting role at center, Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reports.

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Nurkic registered 13 points (2-6 FG, 9-12 FT), nine rebounds and one assist across 22 minutes in Sunday's 106-97 preseason win over the Trail Blazers.

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2016-17

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2015-16

Nurkic is one of the most exciting prospects for Nuggets fans as he showed a fearlessness last season that very few rookies possess. Through 62 games, he averaged 6.9 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.1 blocks, and 0.8 steals in 18 minutes per game while shooting 46 percent from the field and 64 percent from the free-throw line. Nurkic often found himself in foul trouble, likely a symptom of his overt confidence and willingness to put his body into his work. In fact, he finished top-five in the league in fouls per minute and struggled to stay in games with his overly aggressive nature. If he can hone in his aggressiveness and focus on beating teams with his elite skills, Nurkic could become a big threat for the Nuggets. What people really love is his ability to play defense, as he provides blocks and steals at an elite rate for a big man. New Nuggets coach Mike Malone got DeMarcus Cousins to play hard on both ends of the floor while taking on an ever-increasing role as a leader, and maybe Malone can do that for this youngster who has a similar skill set with a lower ceiling.

2014-15

Jusuf Nurkic was drafted by the Bulls with the 16th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and then traded to Denver, along with the 19th pick (Gary Harris), for Doug McDermott. Nurkic is a space eater at 7-0, 280. He can score around the basket and should be a good defender in the low post. He's just 19 years old and should have time to learn behind Timofey Mozgov, JaVale McGee, and J.J. Hickson at center. Nurkic will most likely be tied to the bench in his rookie season unless the Nuggets shake up their roster a lot this season.