Newly re-signed Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic and starting forward Al-Farouq Aminu took questions from the media at Blazers Media Day 2018. Here are some highlights from Twitter.
"We lost two important guys but to add two shooters is good for us" pic.twitter.com/daB90gvwUm— Peter Sampson (@PeterSampson) September 24, 2018
Nurk on what kind of shape he's in, smiled and said "I played all summer"— Peter Sampson (@PeterSampson) September 24, 2018
Nurkic: It was a busy summer for me. I feel like I didn't have a break. #RipCity https://t.co/uUPAeLL5Se— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) September 24, 2018
"Of course. I can be All-Star." - Jusuf Nurkic on whether or not he can be a dominant big man in the league.— Danny Marang (@DMarang) September 24, 2018
Aminu - turnovers way too high last year, need more assists #RipCity @KGWSports pic.twitter.com/qZhgyuXn2L— Orlando Sanchez (@orlandokgw) September 24, 2018
Aminu on playing in a contract year: Every year I want to get better, I want to try my best. Says contract year "doesn't change that."#RipCity https://t.co/UlBJ0VUXO7— NBC Sports Northwest (@NBCSNorthwest) September 24, 2018