Nikola Jokic Triple Double 30 Pts/15 Rebs/17 Asts Full Highlights (2/15/2018)

Nikola Jokic absentmindedly grabbed his mail out of his mailbox and walked into his house. His thoughts were focused on what he would do during the extended break that surrounded the NBA’s All-Star festivities: it was between playing video games all week to make a dent in his Steam backlog or lying around and doing…

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Jusuf Nurkic 19 Points/3 Blocks Full Highlights (1/22/2018)

Jusuf Nurkic sat in the back row of the team plane. The mood was subdued; they had just lost, and his teammates knew that this game had meant a lot to him. Occasionally one of them would glance back to where he was sitting by himself, see his stony glare, and quickly snap back to…

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Nikola Jokic 27 Points Full Highlights (12/22/2017)

Nikola Jokic walked into the locker room early, just as he did every road game. He found that the spartan accommodations of the visitor’s lockers got him into the right frame of mind better than anything. He saw the locker hastily marked “Jokic” and walked over, preparing his playlist of his favorite Borislav Mitic songs,…

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Jusuf Nurkic 25 Points Full Highlights (11/5/2017)

Carmelo Anthony lingered outside the Blazers’ locker room after the game. He thought he heard a commotion inside, and he knew it wasn’t proper postgame etiquette to barge in unannounced, so he decided to wait until a player came out. After a few minutes of waiting, a frazzled-looking Jake Layman burst out. Carmelo moved quickly…

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Jusuf Nurkic 28 Points Full Highlights (11/2/2017)

Caleb Swanigan approached Jusuf Nurkic after the game. “Hey, great game Nurk, Dame might have hit the game-winner but this win was all you, man!” Jusuf, who was seated at his locker, didn’t reply. He simply stared straight ahead, not moving or reacting to the rookie’s congratulations. Caleb turned to a nearby C.J. McCollum. “Yo,…

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Nikola Jokic 29 Points/8 Assists/5 Blocks Full Highlights (4/12/2017)

The Nuggets’ locker room was somber, with little of the joking and laughter that had characterized the space for the past months. One by one, Nuggets players were coming and going to pick up their last remaining possessions from their lockers. They all knew that some would be on different teams next year, that the…

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Nikola Jokic 17 Points/8 Assists Full Highlights (3/28/2017)

Nikola Jokic sat silently during the Nuggets’ player introductions, getting ready to jump up when his name was called. The introduction ceremonies were a little bit trite, but he never failed to get pumped up when his name was said over the PA system, even when they weren’t playing at home.. So when heard the…

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Jusuf Nurkic Career High 33 Points Full Highlights (3/28/2017)

Jusuf Nurkic knew exactly which back entrance he would use to gain entry to the Moda Center. It wasn’t strictly necessary to be so secretive, but the less attention he drew to himself, the more likely his plan was to execute flawlessly. He made his way to the door near the loading dock with the…

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Jusuf Nurkic Career High 28 Points/20 Rebounds/8 Assists/6 Blocks Full Highlights (3/9/2017)

A single grimy lightbulb illuminated the sparsely furnished room. A large man sat a cluttered desk, starting intently at the wall. Behind him, a black-and-white dog sat whimpering, pushing his bowl against his owner’s leg with his nose. “Shhhh, Tornjak. I feed you very soon. Being quiet now. Daddy is think.” Jusuf Nurkic muttered distractedly,…

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Jusuf Nurkic 18 Points/6 Assists/5 Blocks Full Highlights (3/2/2017)

Jusuf Nurkic and his teammates were gathered in a Portland nightclub, celebrating their latest victory. Liquor was flowing freely; trays full of shot glasses were being brought to their tables in a never-ending stream, and expensive bottles of wine were crudely guzzled without remorse. “And then Kanter tried to post him up and he blocked…

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