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Jusuf Nurkic Explodes For A Double-Double In Blazers’ Win

Portland big man Jusuf Nurkic recorded his thirteenth double-double of the season against Minnesota.

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Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic bounced back from a pair of single-digit scoring outings to explode for 22 points against the Timberwolves. Nurkic’s efforts weren’t reserved to just the offensive end, as the Bosnian Beast imposed his will on the defensive end in Portland’s 113-105 victory.

After a rough stretch of games, you can enjoy all the highlights from Nurkic’s big night here:

Nurkic finished the game with 22 points, 11 rebounds, 4 blocks, 4 assists and 3 steals. The big fella also went a near-perfect 8-9 from the free throw line. Last night’s performance served as double-double No. 13 of the season for the Bosnian Beast.

Along with last night, what are some of your favorite early-season moments from Nurkic? Tell us in the comments below.