|Mar. 23 8:57 PM PT9:57 PM MT10:57 PM CT11:57 PM ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST7:57 UAE (+1)04:5723:57 ET9:57 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 16 points Thursday on 6-of-9 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the New York Knicks 110-95. Nurkic grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +12 in his 27:25 of playing time.
Analysis: Since acquiring Nurkic from Denver, the Blazers have gone 9-6 while playing some of their best basketball. Nurkic has given the Blazers a presence in the post and also been one of the league's best passing big men since his arrival, averaging 3.5 assists, which ranks fourth among all centers since the All-Star break. He notched his third straight double-double Thursday.
|Mar. 22 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST11:04 PM EST8:04 UAE05:040:04 ET10:04 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic scored 11 points Tuesday on 5-of-9 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Milwaukee Bucks 93-90. Nurkic pulled down 14 rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 26:47 on the floor. He added two blocks and two steals.
Analysis: He's averaged 14.2 points and 9.9 rebounds in 15 games since joining the Blazers.
|Mar. 19 5:04 PM PT6:04 PM MT7:04 PM CT8:04 PM ET0:04 GMT8:04 5:04 PM MST7:04 PM EST4:04 UAE (+1)01:0420:04 ET6:04 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 21 points Sunday on 9-of-15 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Miami Heat 115-104. Nurkic grabbed 12 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 29:05 on the floor. He added three blocks.
Analysis: The in-season pickup has played a key role in the Blazers' recent surge and continues to reward his owners with an 11-game stretch in which he's averaging 15.4 points, 10 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2.4 blocks.
|Mar. 18 4:53 PM PT5:53 PM MT6:53 PM CT7:53 PM ET23:53 GMT7:53 4:53 PM MST6:53 PM EST3:53 UAE (+1)00:5319:53 ET5:53 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 12 points Saturday, going 6 of 11 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Atlanta Hawks 113-97. Nurkic grabbed nine rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +14 in his 32:13 of playing time. He added five blocks and two steals.|
|Mar. 15 7:05 PM PT8:05 PM MT9:05 PM CT10:05 PM ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST6:05 UAE (+1)03:0522:05 ET8:05 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 16 points Wednesday on 7-of-18 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-106. Nurkic grabbed nine rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 34:31 on the floor. He added one block and four steals.|
|Mar. 14 6:34 PM PT7:34 PM MT8:34 PM CT9:34 PM ET1:34 GMT9:34 6:34 PM MST8:34 PM EST5:34 UAE (+1)02:3421:34 ET7:34 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored two points Tuesday on 1-of-8 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers fell to the New Orleans Pelicans 100-77. Nurkic pulled down eight rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -16 in his 22:03 of playing time.
Analysis: Nurkic's stock had been soaring after he averaged 19.8 points, 10.8 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 2.4 blocks over a five-game period from Feb. 28-March 9, but he's now delivered two clunkers in his last three outings. The talented center's upside remains high despite this recent bout of inconsistency.
|Mar. 12 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:260:26 ET10:26 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored seven points Saturday, going 2 of 8 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers fell to the Washington Wizards 125-124 in overtime. Nurkic grabbed seven rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -22 in his 28:11 of playing time. He added three blocks and one steal.|
|Mar. 12 8:54 PM PT9:54 PM MT10:54 PM CT11:54 PM ET3:54 GMT11:54 8:54 PM MST10:54 PM EST7:54 UAE (+1)04:5423:54 ET9:54 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 12 points Sunday, going 6 of 9 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Phoenix Suns 110-101. Nurkic grabbed 11 rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +11 in his 29:43 of playing time. He added three blocks.
Analysis: The 7-footer continues to be a solid in-season addition for the Blazers, averaging a stout 16.9 points, 10.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists over his last seven games.
|Mar. 10 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET6:29 GMT14:29 11:29 PM MST1:29 AM EST10:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 28 points Thursday on 9-of-18 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 114-108 in overtime. Nurkic grabbed 20 rebounds and had eight assists, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 37:48 of playing time. He added six blocks and two steals.
Analysis: Nurkic has averaged 19.8 points, 10.6 rebounds and 5.6 assists in his last five games.
|Mar. 7 7:00 PM PT8:00 PM MT9:00 PM CT10:00 PM ET3:00 GMT11:00 8:00 PM MST10:00 PM EST7:00 UAE (+1)04:0022:00 ET9:00 PM CTNaN:� - Jusuf Nurkic scored 17 points Tuesday, going 5 of 12 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Oklahoma City Thunder 126-121. Nurkic pulled down eight rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -21 in his 24:48 on the floor. He added one steal.|
|Mar. 5 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET5:26 GMT13:26 10:26 PM MST12:26 AM EST9:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic scored 17 points Saturday on 6-of-11 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Brooklyn Nets 130-116. Nurkic grabbed six rebounds and dished out five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 29:38 of playing time. He added one steal.
Analysis: In six games since joining Portland, Nurkic is averaging 14.5 points and 8.2 rebounds.
|Mar. 3 9:42 PM PT10:42 PM MT11:42 PM CT12:42 AM ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST9:42 UAE06:420:42 ET11:42 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic scored 18 points Thursday on 7-of-10 shooting as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-109. Nurkic pulled down 12 rebounds and had six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +10 in his 37:42 on the floor. He added five blocks and two steals.
Analysis: Nurkic has averaged 14 points and 8.6 boards in five games with Portland.
|Feb. 28 7:22 PM PT8:22 PM MT9:22 PM CT10:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)04:2222:22 ET9:22 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic scored 19 points Tuesday, going 7 of 12 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers lost to the Detroit Pistons 120-113 in OT. Nurkic pulled down seven rebounds and dished out five assists.
Analysis: He's averaged 13 points, 7.7 rebounds and 4 assists while starting the last three games.
|Feb. 23 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CTNaN:� - In his second game with Portland, Nurkic had 12 points and 12 rebounds Thursday.
Analysis: The light-scoring Nurkic had 25 points in the last two games.
|Feb. 16 7:39 AM PT8:39 AM MT9:39 AM CT10:39 AM ET15:39 GMT23:39 8:39 AM MST10:39 AM EST19:39 UAE16:3910:39 ET9:39 AM CTNaN:� - Nurkic had 13 points, seven rebounds and made all five field goals in his Blazers' debut, a 111-88 loss to the Jazz on Wednesday.
Analysis: Nurkic has been pushed into the starting lineup to open the second half of the season Thursday. Keep an eye on this situation.
|Feb. 14 8:16 AM PT9:16 AM MT10:16 AM CT11:16 AM ET16:16 GMT0:16 9:16 AM MST11:16 AM EST20:16 UAE17:1611:16 ET10:16 AM CTNaN:� - Nurkic was at the Blazers' game on Monday but unavailable for duty after his acquisition from Denver was finalized.
Analysis: Portland coach Terry Stotts said he hopes to have Nurkic available for duty when the Blazers visit Utah on Wednesday.
|Feb. 12 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST23:24 UAE20:2414:24 ET1:24 PM CTNaN:� - The Nuggets have traded Nurkic along with a 2017 first-round pick (originally held by Memphis) to Portland in exchange for center Mason Plumlee and a 2018 second-round choice.
Analysis: Nurkic, the 16th overall pick of the 2014 draft, gets a fresh start after falling out of favor in Denver. The 22-year-old 7-footer averaged 7.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 17.7 minutes in 139 career games with the Nuggets and should get an opportunity to start in Portland.
|Jan. 7 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST2:42 UAE (+1)23:4217:42 ET4:42 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic had 11 points and 10 rebounds in a rare start Saturday.
Analysis: Nurkic got the start with Nikola Jokic out with an illness. Nurkic shot just 5 of 14 after shooting 15 of 20 in his previous three games. He's likely back to the bench with Denver off until Thursday and Jokic probably healthy enough to play.
|Dec. 23 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST8:33 UAE05:3323:33 ET10:33 PM CTNaN:� - On Friday, Nurkic did not play and has fallen out of the rotation.
Analysis: He has not played the past two games and has logged only 13 total minutes in the last four games overall.
|Dec. 10 7:25 PM PT8:25 PM MT9:25 PM CT10:25 PM ET3:25 GMT11:25 8:25 PM MST10:25 PM EST7:25 UAE (+1)04:2522:25 ET9:25 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic had 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting to go with eight rebounds Saturday.
Analysis: Nurkic's scoring production has gone up in four straight games, a span in which he's averaged seven rebounds.
|Nov. 20 7:39 PM PT8:39 PM MT9:39 PM CT10:39 PM ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST7:39 UAE (+1)04:3922:39 ET9:39 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic had a productive night for the Nuggets, finishing with 16 points and 11 rebounds in Sunday's win over the Jazz.
Analysis: Since going scoreless against the Suns on Nov. 16, Nurkic has totaled 30 points in his last two games.
|Oct. 31 6:26 PM PT7:26 PM MT8:26 PM CT9:26 PM ET1:26 GMT9:26 6:26 PM MST8:26 PM EST5:26 UAE (+1)02:2621:26 ET7:26 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic was a force for the Nuggets on Monday at Toronto, tallying 13 points and a career-high 18 rebounds.
Analysis: This was the first double-double of the season for Nurkic, who fell one rebound shy in the first two games of opening with three straight. This is shaping up to be a breakout season for Nurkic after he averaged 8.2 points and 5.5 boards in 2015-16.
|Oct. 26 7:23 PM PT8:23 PM MT9:23 PM CT10:23 PM ET2:23 GMT10:23 7:23 PM MST9:23 PM EST6:23 UAE (+1)04:2322:23 ET9:23 PM CTNaN:� - Nurkic showed promise in the season opener, finishing with 23 points and nine rebounds in Wednesday's win over the Pelicans.
Analysis: The Nuggets are high on Nurkic and it's easy to see why. He also went 9 for 13 from the field.
|Oct. 21 5:13 PM PT6:13 PM MT7:13 PM CT8:13 PM ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST4:13 UAE (+1)02:1320:13 ET7:13 PM CTNaN:� - The Nuggets exercised their fourth-year option on Nurkic on Friday.
Analysis: Nurkic averaged 7.3 points and 5.9 rebounds in two seasons with Denver. The Bosnian center figures heavily into the Nuggets' plans this season.
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