During his press availability following the overtime win over the Memphis Grizzlies, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Jusuf Nurkic stated that his grandmother, Hana, is in a coma after testing positive for Covid-19. She lives in Bosnia.
Jusuf Nurkic starts out his post game comments by saying his grandmother has COVID and is in a coma.— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) July 31, 2020
Nurkic asked that people take the virus seriously and wear a mask.
Jusuf Nurkic begins his postgame press conference by sharing his grandmother, Hannah, has contracted COVID-19 at 67 yrs old and is in a coma.— AJ McCord (@AJ_McCord) July 31, 2020
He says he found out on Friday, "people don't understand how serious this sh** is."
Jusuf Nurkic says his grandmother has contracted COVID. "Wear the damn mask ..." he says— Jason Quick (@jwquick) July 31, 2020
Our thoughts are with Jusuf Nurkic and his family at this time.