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Jusuf Nurkic

23-Year-Old       Portland Trail Blazers

2017-18 NBA Stats

PTS

14.1

REB

8.2

AST

1.8

STL

0.8

BLK

1.3

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2017-18 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

The 16th overall selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, Nurkic spent his first two seasons in Denver, but ultimately fell out of the rotation during the 2016-17 campaign with the emergence of superstar Nikola Jokic. That prompted the Nuggets to look for a willing trade partner, wh...

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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 two-year, $3.6 million contract with the Nuggets in July of 2014. Nuggets exercised $1.92 million team option for 2016-17 in October of 2015. Nuggets exercised $2.95 million team option for 2017-18 in October of 2016. Traded to the Trail Blazers in February of 2017.

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Nurkic (calf, back, oblique) managed 17 points (7-14 FG, 3-6 FT), 13 rebounds, three assists and one steal across 30 minutes in Wednesday's 123-117 win over the Warriors.

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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 45 17.9 8.0 5.8 1.3 0.6 0.8 0.0 50.7 49.6 1.8 2.0 3.8 0.0 0.0 3.4 6.6 1.2 2.5
2016-17 21 POR 20 29.2 15.2 10.4 3.2 1.3 1.9 0.0 50.8 66.0 3.1 3.3 7.1 0.1 0.0 6.0 11.8 3.2 4.9
2016-17 21 DEN/POR 65 21.4 10.2 7.2 1.9 0.8 1.1 0.0 50.7 57.1 2.2 2.4 4.8 0.0 0.0 4.2 8.2 1.8 3.2
2017-18 22 POR 55 26.5 14.1 8.2 1.8 0.8 1.3 0.0 48.0 66.5 2.4 2.1 6.1 0.1 0.0 5.8 12.1 2.5 3.7
Rest Of Season Projections 23 POR 23 26.6 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Jusuf Nurkic
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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 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 3 23.0 7.7 7.7 3.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 40.0 50.0 0.0 2.3 5.3 0.0 0.0 3.3 8.3 1.0 2.0
Last 30 Days 11 24.3 12.3 8.8 1.8 0.9 1.0 0.0 52.2 68.2 1.5 2.0 6.8 0.0 0.0 5.5 10.5 1.4 2.0
Last 5 Games 5 25.6 11.4 8.4 2.4 0.8 1.4 0.0 51.0 63.6 1.6 2.0 6.4 0.0 0.0 5.0 9.8 1.4 2.2
Last 10 Games 10 24.7 12.9 9.4 2.0 1.0 1.1 0.0 53.2 65.0 1.6 2.2 7.2 0.0 0.0 5.8 10.9 1.3 2.0
Last 20 Games 20 24.9 13.2 8.9 1.5 0.9 1.3 0.0 52.1 74.1 2.0 2.5 6.4 0.0 0.0 5.6 10.8 2.0 2.7

 

2017-18 NBA Game Log   Jusuf Nurkic
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Feb 14 GSW 123-117 30 17 13 3 1 0 0 7 14 3 6 0 0 5 8 4
Feb 11 UTA 96-115 14 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Feb 9 @SAC 100-118 25 6 7 4 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 0 1 6 3
Feb 8 CHA 109-103 33 24 14 1 2 4 7 10 14 4 5 0 0 3 11 5
Feb 5 @DET 111-91 26 10 5 2 1 2 1 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
Feb 4 @BOS 97-96 28 14 8 2 1 2 2 7 13 0 0 0 0 1 7 6
Feb 2 @TOR 130-105 25 20 7 3 2 0 1 8 11 4 5 0 0 0 7 3
Jan 31 CHI 124-108 21 12 9 1 0 1 1 5 9 2 3 0 0 2 7 2
Jan 30 @LAC 96-104 28 14 20 1 2 0 2 7 17 0 1 0 0 7 13 2
Jan 26 @DAL 93-107 17 12 8 1 1 1 2 6 10 0 0 0 0 2 6 0
Jan 24 MIN 123-114 20 6 3 0 0 0 1 2 6 2 2 0 0 0 3 4
Jan 22 @DEN 104-101 27 19 12 1 2 3 2 7 13 5 6 0 0 5 7 2
Jan 20 DAL 117-108 24 10 6 1 0 1 4 4 6 2 3 0 0 2 4 4
Jan 18 IND 100-86 32 19 17 0 2 2 3 8 14 3 3 0 0 4 13 0
Jan 16 PHO 118-111 22 9 7 1 1 2 3 4 9 1 2 0 0 4 3 2
Jan 14 @MIN 120-103 20 8 5 1 1 0 2 3 6 2 2 0 0 3 2 3
Jan 12 @NOP 119-113 31 19 5 2 1 3 3 7 9 5 6 0 0 2 3 3
Jan 10 @HOU 121-112 21 8 8 1 0 3 1 4 13 0 0 0 0 2 6 3
Jan 9 @OKC 106-117 23 20 8 2 1 0 3 8 15 4 5 0 0 4 4 4
Jan 7 SAS 111-110 31 17 13 1 0 1 1 7 15 3 5 0 0 2 11 4
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Jan 5 ATL 110-89 23 11 9 3 1 0 1 4 8 3 4 0 0 2 7 2
Jan 2 @CLE 127-110 29 23 7 4 2 0 0 10 12 3 7 0 0 2 5 3
Jan 1 @CHI 120-124 38 11 15 2 3 2 2 5 13 1 2 0 0 4 11 2
Dec 30 @ATL 104-89 24 8 11 4 1 3 4 3 11 2 2 0 0 4 7 5
Dec 28 PHI 114-110 28 21 12 1 1 1 1 5 13 11 16 0 1 5 7 5
Dec 23 @LAL 92-95 17 4 5 2 1 0 0 2 11 0 0 0 1 0 5 1
Dec 22 DEN 85-102 24 10 1 0 0 0 4 4 10 2 4 0 0 1 0 2
Dec 20 SAS 91-93 25 15 6 0 0 1 2 7 12 1 3 0 0 2 4 2
Dec 18 @MIN 108-107 28 20 7 1 0 3 2 9 12 2 2 0 0 1 6 4
Dec 16 @CHA 91-93 25 14 5 0 0 1 2 5 10 4 7 0 0 1 4 3
Dec 15 @ORL 88-95 25 9 11 3 0 2 3 4 11 1 1 0 0 2 9 2
Dec 13 @MIA 95-102 Did Not Play
Dec 11 @GSW 111-104 Did Not Play
Dec 9 HOU 117-124 Did Not Play
Dec 5 WAS 92-106 29 15 9 2 0 3 2 5 12 5 8 0 0 2 7 4
Dec 2 NOP 116-123 24 8 4 1 0 0 1 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 4 5
Nov 30 MIL 91-103 32 25 11 1 3 1 6 9 17 7 8 0 0 4 7 3
Nov 27 @NYK 91-103 30 12 9 6 0 0 2 5 12 2 4 0 0 1 8 1
Nov 25 @WAS 105-108 33 17 5 4 0 3 1 7 17 3 6 0 0 1 4 1
Nov 24 @BKN 125-127 31 29 15 3 1 4 1 12 19 5 10 0 0 3 12 3
Nov 22 @PHI 101-81 25 14 11 1 0 2 6 6 13 2 7 0 0 4 7 1
Nov 20 @MEM 92-100 31 10 7 0 0 1 3 3 13 4 5 0 0 3 4 4
Nov 18 SAC 102-90 25 14 7 2 0 4 4 6 12 2 4 0 0 2 5 3
Nov 17 @SAC 86-82 27 4 7 1 2 0 4 2 7 0 0 0 0 1 6 5
Nov 15 ORL 99-94 32 11 8 5 0 0 2 5 15 1 1 0 1 4 4 2
Nov 13 DEN 99-82 30 17 5 1 0 1 7 7 15 3 4 0 0 1 4 2
Nov 10 BKN 97-101 25 21 5 1 0 0 0 10 20 1 2 0 0 2 3 1
Nov 7 MEM 97-98 20 6 5 0 1 0 2 3 9 0 0 0 0 1 4 3
Nov 5 OKC 103-99 33 25 8 3 3 2 5 11 15 3 5 0 0 1 7 4
Nov 2 LAL 113-110 29 28 5 5 3 0 3 12 20 4 4 0 0 1 4 5
Nov 1 @UTA 112-103 35 19 11 2 1 3 2 9 18 1 4 0 1 3 8 5
Oct 30 TOR 85-99 26 8 6 1 1 0 0 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 6 2
Oct 28 PHO 114-107 28 17 9 2 0 1 3 6 15 5 6 0 1 1 8 4
Oct 26 LAC 103-104 27 12 8 1 0 1 3 6 12 0 0 0 0 2 6 5
Oct 24 NOP 103-93 20 12 7 0 1 0 3 3 7 6 8 0 0 1 6 3
Oct 21 @MIL 113-110 32 17 11 3 0 3 2 7 17 3 4 0 1 5 6 1
Oct 20 @IND 96-114 26 11 2 3 1 1 6 4 13 3 4 0 0 1 1 5
Oct 18 @PHO 76-124 23 11 11 1 1 0 5 2 7 7 10 0 1 0 11 3
Jusuf Nurkic Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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True Shooting Percentage

51.3%

True Shooting % in 2017-18

In 2017-18, Jusuf Nurkic has a true shooting percentage of 51.3%.

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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 45 36.0 16.0 11.6 2.7 1.1 1.6 0.0 50.7 49.6 3.6 4.0 7.6 0.0 0.0 6.7 13.3 2.5 5.0
2016-17 21 POR 20 36.0 18.7 12.8 3.9 1.5 2.3 0.0 50.8 66.0 3.8 4.0 8.8 0.1 0.0 7.4 14.5 3.9 6.0
2016-17 21 DEN/POR 65 36.0 17.1 12.1 3.2 1.3 1.9 0.0 50.7 57.1 3.7 4.0 8.1 0.0 0.0 7.0 13.8 3.1 5.4
2017-18 22 POR 55 36.0 19.1 11.2 2.4 1.1 1.7 0.0 48.0 66.5 3.3 2.9 8.3 0.2 0.0 7.9 16.4 3.4 5.1
Rest Of Season Projections 23 POR 23 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 rest of season projections for Jusuf Nurkic
2017-18 Projections 23 POR 66 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 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 45 807 358 260 60 25 36 0 50.7 49.6 81 89 171 0 0.0 151 298 56 113
2016-17 21 POR 20 584 304 207 63 25 38 0 50.8 66.0 62 65 142 1 0.0 120 236 64 97
2016-17 21 DEN/POR 65 1391 662 467 123 50 74 0 50.7 57.1 143 154 313 1 0.0 271 534 120 210
2017-18 22 POR 55 1456 773 453 99 45 69 0 48.0 66.5 133 118 335 7 0.0 318 663 137 206
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2017-18 Projections 23 POR 66 1973 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Jusuf Nurkic

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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 45 17.9 51.5 50.7 12.3 16.6 0.7 10.1
2016-17 21 POR 20 29.2 54.5 50.8 15.6 15.4 1.0 21.3
2016-17 21 DEN/POR 65 21.4 52.8 50.7 13.8 16.0 0.9 13.5
2017-18 22 POR 55 26.5 51.3 48.0 10.0 13.5 0.7 16.2
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2017-18 Projections 23 POR 66 29.9 Subscribe now to see our 2017-18 projections for Jusuf Nurkic

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

Nurkic (calf, back, oblique) has been cleared to play in Wednesday's game against the Warriors, Joe Freeman of the Oregonian reports.

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Nurkic will most likely play Wednesday against the Warriors as he deals with lower back soreness, a right calf strain, and a right oblique strain, Joe Freeman of The Oregonian reports.

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Nurkic -- who is nursing lower back soreness, a right calf strain and a right oblique strain -- is questionable for Wednesday's matchup against the Warriors, Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers' official site reports.

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Trail Blazers head coach Terry Stotts didn't have an update Monday regarding the condition of Nurkic, who exited Sunday's 115-96 loss to the Jazz early with lower-back soreness, NBC Sports Northwest reports.

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Nurkic left Sunday's game with lower back soreness and pain in his right hip and is questionable to return, Casey Holdahl of the Trail Blazers' official site reports.

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Nurkic finished with 24 points (10-14 FG, 4-5 FT), 14 rebounds, four blocks, two steals, and one assist in 33 minutes during Thursday's 109-103 victory over the Hornets.

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Nurkic finished 8-of-11 from the field for 20 points while adding seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals in 26 minutes during Friday's 130-105 loss to the Raptors.

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Nurkic (quad) will start at center in Friday's game against Toronto, NBC Sports Northwest reports.

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Nurkic (quad) is probable for Friday's game against the Raptors, Trail Blazers beat reporter Casey Holdahl reports.

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Nurkic (quad) tallied 12 points (5-9 FG, 2-3 FT) and nine rebounds across 21 minutes of action in a 124-108 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.

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Nurkic has been diagnosed with a left quadriceps contusion, Jason Quick of NBC Sports Northwest reports.

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Nurkic posted 14 points (7-17 FG, 0-1 FT), 20 rebounds, two steals and an assist in 28 minutes during Tuesday's 104-96 win over the Clippers.

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2016-17

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 Nurkic to miss the first two months of the season and 50 games in all. Nurkic made his debut on Jan. 2, but went on to battle wrist and hip injuries that would ultimately prevent him from ever establishing a rhythm. While his per-36 numbers were again strong, Nurkic converted just 41.7 of his field goals on a high volume (7.6 per game) relative to his workload (17.1 minutes per game). All indications are that Nurkic is back to full strength entering 2016-17 and is projected to serve as the undisputed No. 2 center behind Nikola Jokic after the team shipped Joffrey Lauvergne to Oklahoma City in the offseason, helping to clear room in what had become a crowded Denver frontcourt. While playing behind Jokic will limit Nurkicís fantasy ceiling, his per-minute counting stat production has been outstanding when he's healthy, and coach Mike Malone showed a willingness to play the two big men alongside each other late last season. As a result, Nurkic is worth a look later in drafts with the hope that he plays his way into an expanded role.

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.