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Jusuf Nurkic

22-Year-Old    C,PF    Denver Nuggets

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

8.2

REB

5.5

AST

1.3

STL

0.8

BLK

1.4

2016-17 NBA 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 said last week that he's already shed 35 pounds this offseason, Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reports.

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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 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.

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Jusuf Nurkic
Calculate Stats Over Any Time Period Just click on any two dates to see the stat averages.
Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 @POR 39 11 14 4 5 3 8 5 13 1 4 0 0 6 8 5
Apr 10 UTA 22 6 4 1 0 2 1 2 11 2 5 0 0 2 2 3
Apr 8 SAS 35 21 10 1 2 2 2 10 18 1 2 0 0 3 7 4
Apr 5 OKC 17 6 5 2 0 2 1 1 5 4 5 0 0 2 3 3
Apr 2 SAC 16 9 9 2 0 1 1 4 10 1 4 0 0 5 4 4
Mar 31 @NOP Did Not Play
Mar 30 @MEM Did Not Play
Mar 28 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 27 @LAC 24 19 7 3 0 1 3 9 13 1 2 0 0 4 3 3
Mar 25 @LAL 26 18 4 5 1 2 3 7 11 4 6 0 1 2 2 3
Mar 23 PHI 16 5 5 0 2 4 2 1 4 3 4 0 0 0 5 5
Mar 21 @CLE 26 11 7 3 1 3 4 5 7 1 4 0 0 2 5 3
Mar 19 @CHA 18 10 3 1 1 1 3 3 10 4 5 0 0 1 2 2
Mar 17 @ATL 26 10 7 2 1 1 2 5 10 0 0 0 0 3 4 3
Mar 15 @ORL Did Not Play
Mar 14 @MIA Did Not Play
Mar 12 WAS 18 17 4 1 1 2 2 5 8 7 9 0 0 2 2 3
Mar 10 PHO 4 2 3 0 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
Mar 8 NYK Did Not Play
Mar 6 DAL Did Not Play
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Mar 4 BKN Did Not Play
Mar 2 LAL Did Not Play
Feb 29 MEM Did Not Play
Feb 26 @DAL Did Not Play
Feb 24 @LAC Did Not Play
Feb 23 SAC Did Not Play
Feb 21 BOS 12 4 2 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 3
Feb 19 @SAC 14 4 5 2 0 2 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
Feb 10 @DET 24 16 11 2 1 1 3 8 12 0 0 0 1 3 8 3
Feb 8 @BKN 17 8 6 1 2 0 1 3 9 2 2 0 0 2 4 2
Feb 7 @NYK 7 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 1
Feb 5 CHI 12 2 6 1 0 2 2 0 4 2 2 0 0 1 5 3
Feb 3 @UTA 15 5 5 1 0 0 2 1 3 3 4 0 0 1 4 1
Feb 1 TOR 15 4 7 1 1 0 1 2 10 0 0 0 0 3 4 3
Jan 30 @IND 17 7 2 1 1 2 1 2 6 3 4 0 1 0 2 2
Jan 28 @WAS 16 8 5 2 0 1 0 3 7 2 2 0 0 1 4 2
Jan 27 @BOS 12 2 5 1 0 1 1 1 5 0 3 0 0 2 3 2
Jan 25 ATL 7 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 2 2 0 0 1 0 2
Jan 23 DET Did Not Play
Jan 21 MEM 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 19 OKC Did Not Play
Jan 17 IND Did Not Play
Jan 15 MIA Did Not Play
Jan 13 GSW 15 8 4 1 0 1 2 3 8 2 2 0 0 2 2 2
Jan 10 CHA 14 7 7 0 1 1 0 3 9 1 2 0 0 4 3 3
Jan 8 @MEM 18 6 6 0 0 1 0 2 8 2 3 0 0 2 4 5
Jan 6 @MIN 22 15 10 2 0 5 1 6 14 3 6 0 0 3 7 5
Jan 3 POR 15 12 8 0 0 1 0 4 7 4 9 0 0 2 6 2
Jan 2 @GSW 5 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 3 4 0 0 1 1 0
Dec 30 @POR Did Not Play
Dec 29 CLE Did Not Play
Dec 27 @OKC Did Not Play
Dec 26 @SAS Did Not Play
Dec 23 @PHO Did Not Play
Dec 22 LAL Did Not Play
Dec 20 NOP Did Not Play
Dec 18 @UTA Did Not Play
Dec 15 @MIN Did Not Play
Dec 14 HOU Did Not Play
Dec 11 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 8 ORL Did Not Play
Dec 5 @PHI Did Not Play
Dec 3 @TOR Did Not Play
Dec 2 @CHI Did Not Play
Nov 30 @MIL Did Not Play
Nov 28 @DAL Did Not Play
Nov 27 SAS Did Not Play
Nov 24 LAC Did Not Play
Nov 22 GSW Did Not Play
Nov 20 PHO Did Not Play
Nov 18 @SAS Did Not Play
Nov 17 @NOP Did Not Play
Nov 14 @PHO Did Not Play
Nov 13 HOU Did Not Play
Nov 11 MIL Did Not Play
Nov 9 POR Did Not Play
Nov 6 @GSW Did Not Play
Nov 5 UTA Did Not Play
Nov 3 @LAL Did Not Play
Nov 1 @OKC Did Not Play
Oct 30 MIN Did Not Play
Oct 28 @HOU Did Not Play

Jusuf Nurkic – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#2 Center
Also Listed As:  #5 Power Forward

1.  Nikola Jokic

2.  Jusuf Nurkic

3.  Darrell Arthur

4.  Juan Hernangomez

5.  Kenneth Faried

Denver Nuggets

True Shooting Percentage

46.0%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Jusuf Nurkic had a true shooting percentage of 46.0%.

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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 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 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 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 produced 11 points (5-13 FG, 1-4 FT), 14 rebounds, five steals, four assists, and three blocks across a season-high 39 minutes in Wednesday's 107-99 loss to the Trail Blazers.

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Nurkic managed 21 points (10-18 FG, 1-2 FT), nine rebounds, an assist, two steals, and two blocks across 35 minutes in Friday's 102-98 victory over the Spurs.

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Nurkic will start at power forward Friday against the Spurs, Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reports.

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Nurkic (illness) is listed as probable for Saturday's matchup with the Kings, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

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Nurkic (illness) will sit out Thursday's game against the Pelicans, Nate Timmons of BSN Denver reports.

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Nurkic (illness) will miss Wednesday's game against the Grizzlies, Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reports.

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Nurkic is dealing with an illness and won't play Monday against the Mavericks, Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reports.

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Nurkic scored a game-high 19 points (9-13 FG, 1-2 FT) to go along with seven rebounds, three assists, and a block in 21 minutes during Sunday's loss to the Clippers.

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Nurkic pitched in with 18 points (7-11 FG, 4-6 FT), five assists, four rebounds, two blocks, and a steal over 26 minutes in Friday's 116-105 victory over the Lakers.

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Nurkic (knee) contributed 10 points (5-10 FG), seven boards, two assists, one steal, and one block across 26 minutes in Thursday's 116-98 loss to the Hawks.

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Nurkic (knee) is expected to be available Thursday against Atlanta, Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post reports.

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Nurkic (knee) was available to play in Tuesday's 116-110 loss to the Magic, but failed to see the court in a coach's decision.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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.