Jusuf Nurkić is a Bosnian professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association. Standing at 7 ft 0 in tall and weighing 290 lb the center was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 16th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. He also represents the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team internationally.
|Born:||August 23, 1994, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Listed height:||7 ft 0 in|
|Listed weight:||290 lb|
|NBA draft:||2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16, Chicago Bulls|
|Team:||Portland Trail Blazers|
|Twitter:||Jusuf Nurkić's Twitter profile|
About Jusuf Nurkic
6'11" center who was selected 16th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls. His rights were then directly traded to the Denver Nuggets in a move that sent Doug McDermott to Chicago.
He began his junior basketball career with Zlatorog Lasko, then debuted professionally in 2012.
He helped Cedevita win the Croation Cup in 2012 and 2014 and the Croatian League Championship in 2014.
He was born and raised in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
He and shooting guard Gary Harris were both involved in the draft day trade for McDermott, becoming teammates on the Denver Nuggets.
Information related to Jusuf Nurkić
- Bosnia and Herzegovina expatriate basketball people in the United States
- National Basketball Association players from Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Sportspeople from Tuzla
- KK Cedevita players
- KK Zadar players
- Chicago Bulls draft picks
- Bosnia and Herzegovina Muslims
- Denver Nuggets players
- Portland Trail Blazers players
- Bosniaks of Bosnia and Herzegovina