Jusuf Nurkic RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jusuf Nurkic coins perfect nickname for Enes Kanter

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter went Roast Beef mode in their 118-103 victory over the Detroit Pistons. The 6-foot-10 big man flexed his muscles to haul in 30 rebounds on Saturday night. Kanter’s monster game compelled Jusuf Nurkic to get his creative juices flowing by..." April 11

  • Jusuf Nurkic Set To Return Friday Against Orlando Magic

    Blazer's Edge "After dealing with a fractured wrist and a calf strain, Portland Trail Blazers starting center Jusuf Nurkic is set to make his return against the Orlando Magic on Friday evening. While the news was originally reported by Dwight Jaynes of NBC Sports..." March 25

  • Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic gets coronavirus vaccine on camera

    Pro Basketball Talk "Some NBA players are reluctant to promote coronavirus vaccines. Not Jusuf Nurkic. The Trail Blazers center – one of 13 Portland players to get vaccinated – posted a proud photo of his shot. " March 23

  • Jusuf Nurkic provides encouraging timeline in recovery from wrist injury

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic has given an update on his wrist injury that has kept him sidelined for close to two months. In response to a question from The Jump on ESPN about his injury, the Bosnian star said his wrist was “doing..." March 09

  • Portland Trail Blazers' CJ McCollum cleared for practice; Jusuf Nurkic progressing

    ESPN "Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum has been cleared for contact practice as he continues to recover from a left foot fracture, president of basketball operations Neil Olshey announced Thursday. The Blazers also issued an update on Jusuf Nurkic, saying the..." March 04

  • Jusuf Nurkic: Damian Lillard is the NBA MVP today

    Clutch Points "It’s usually Damian Lillard dishing out the dimes for the Portland Trail Blazers, but this time around, Jusuf Nurkic has turned the tables. The 6-foot-11 big man just came out with a huge assist for Lillard by boldly campaigning for his teammate’s MVP..." February 17

  • Jusuf Nurkic Undergoes Wrist Surgery

    Hoops Rumors "Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair a fracture in his right wrist, according to a team press release. Nurkic will wear a splint for four weeks and be re-evaluated in six weeks. The timeline offered by the team suggests that the..." January 19

  • 3 Blazers trades to help replace Jusuf Nurkic after breaking wrist

    Clutch Points "The Portland Trail Blazers’ season hit a bit of a snag when it was revealed that starting center Jusuf Nurkic would miss at least eight weeks with a broken wrist. This came after fellow big man Zach Collins had to go under the knife for another ankle surgery. The..." January 18

  • Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic Exits vs. Pacers with Wrist Injury Diagnosed as Fracture

    Bleacher Report "Portland Trail Blazers big man Jusuf Nurkic is dealing with a significant injury once again. The Trail Blazers announced he suffered a fractured right wrist during Thursday's 111-87 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Nurkic did not make his debut during the 2019-20..." January 15

  • Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic’s timeline to return from wrist injury, revealed

    Clutch Points "Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic suffered a broken wrist during Thursday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers and he will miss at least the next couple of months. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Nurkic will undergo..." January 15