Reports: Jusuf Nurkic agrees to four-year deal with Blazers
NBA.com Global on Jul 07, 2018 01:22 PM
FILE - HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 10: Gerald Green #14 of the Houston Rockets dunks against Jusuf Nurkic #27 of the Portland Trail Blazers on January 10, 2018 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The Trail Blazers will reportedly keep one of the key players behind their third-place finish in the Western Conference.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Portland has come to terms with restricted free agent Jusuf Nurkic on a new four-year contract:
Restricted free agent center Jusuf Nurkic has agreed to a 4-year, $48M deal to stay with Portland, league source tells ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2018
The former first-round pick, who was acquired from Denver in 2017, averaged 14.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per contest in 2017-18.