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Old 10-30-2018, 04:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Barkis is Willin' View Post
Yeah, that's why Denver was more than willing to shed Nurkic. Nice talent, tough to keep him motivated.
Lillard took him under his wing, and there's clearly some hero worship in return going on. Nurkic has finally figured out the baby hook, which is bread and butter for any high school center who's been playing for more than a year. It seemed like a mystery to him until this year. He's been trying to make threes this season, which he is pretty much inept at, making his first one of the season last night. Stotts needs to tell him to stick to what awkward centers do best. He also often seems to be surprised when the ball suddenly appears to be coming his way.