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Jusuf Nurkic: Strengths, Weaknesses, Attitude

Adam Mares of Denver Stiffs joins the Blazer’s Edge podcast to discuss the ins and outs of Portland’s newest center.

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On this week's edition of the Blazer's Edge podcast Dave and Dan welcome Adam Mares, the editor of, to discuss incoming big man Jusuf Nurkic. The Trail Blazers acquired Nurkic and a first-round draft pick for Mason Plumlee. Adam breaks down the good, the bad, and everything in between including Nurkic's origin story (too good to be true) and some of the rumors swirling around his attitude in Denver.

We also discuss Meyers Leonard stepping into Plumlee's vacated spot, the rejuvenation of Ed Davis, the effect of the Evan Turner injury, and more.

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— Dan Marang @DMarang