HoopsHype Jusuf Nurkic rumors

October 21, 2014 Updates

Meanwhile, the Nuggets will get JaVale McGee back, either Wednesday against Portland or at Golden State on Friday. The center has progressed to the point of taking part in full practices the last couple of times out, and he's ready to get back on the court. He said the pain in his left tibia is down to a minimum, and he wants to get a game or two under his belt before the regular season begins. McGee, who has had the added motivation of watching young center Jusuf Nurkic play well in his absence, will participate with a minute restriction, but he'll play. "I'm excited, really excited," McGee said. "It's been a long time since I played in a real game." Denver Post

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Just hours after Jusuf Nurkic signed his contract with Denver Nuggets, he was declared a “traitor” by the Bosnian basketball federation. The player decided to leave the Bosnian national team training camp, saying he was injured after initially stating that he was tired. EuroHoops.net

July 31, 2014 Updates

The Denver Nuggets have signed first-round draft picks Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris, General Manager/Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. The Nuggets acquired the rights to both players in a draft-night trade with the Chicago Bulls on June 26. Nurkic was the 16th overall pick, while Harris was taken at No. 19. NBA.com

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According to Bosnian Basketball Federation secretary Denver Nuggets offered to Jusuf Nurkic a contract but only if he plays NBA Summer League. Jusuf Nurkic declined to play NBA Summer League because he wants to play for National Teams, U20 and A team. “Nurkic will join the National Team Under 20 on July 5 to play Eurobasket B Division and then he will join the senior National Team. But we are in a comical situation. Denver Nuggets want to sign Jusuf Nurkic to a contract but just if he plays in the NBA Summer League. However, Jusuf doesn’t want to change his plans because he wants to play for Bosnian National Team. His agent called us begging to accept Denver Nuggets’ proposal to play in the Summer League. Honestly, we did not know how to answer him. It is a ridiculous to ask us to let a player leave. Nurkic has a terrible desire to play for the National Team. He loves his country and we are all pleasantly surprised by his attitude” said Harun Mahmutovic. Sportando

June 27, 2014 Updates

Denver Nuggets draft picks Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic will start their NBA careers with the jersey numbers they wore for their previous teams. Harris, the 19th overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, will wear No. 14, which he donned during his two seasons at Michigan State. Joey Graham most recently wore that number for the Nuggets in 2009-10. Robert Pack and Michael Adams are other notable Nuggets to have jersey No. 14. NBA.com

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