Tag: Jusuf Nurkic
Down Jokic and Faried, Plumlee's anchoring defense and momentous passing helped instill the core values of the team's offensive and defensive schemes.
Though they were looking to make a big splash, what the Nuggets were able to do was acquire center Roy Hibbert from the Milwaukee Bucks.
Nate Lundy and Shawn Drotar of believe the move was more necessary than anything, and that the Nuggets should be happy with the end result.
Fresh of a trade that puts the future of the franchise clearly in Nikola Jokic's hands, the Nuggets host the Warriors for a likely playoff preview.
Denver is trading center Jusuf Nurkic and the Grizzlies 2017 first-round pick to the Portland for big man Mason Plumlee and a second-round pick.
Now, the Nuggets are in a similar situation as the 76ers. They too have a big man who is looking for a change of scenery.
Playing in place of injured starter Nikola Jokic for the second straight game, Nurkic was 0-for-7 shooting and contributed just four rebounds in 12 minutes.
Denver Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic may be playing for a other team in the near future. Marc Stein of ESPN is reporting that the Nuggets are actively working on finding a new home for the big men.