Latest Jusuf Nurkic News

Grayson Allen leads balanced effort for Suns, who pull away late for 123-113 win over Lakers

Feb. 25, 2024 19:06 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — It's no surprise that the Phoenix Suns were led by a Big Three on Sunday. The twist is that those three players were Grayson Allen, Royce O'Neale and Jusuf Nurkic. Allen scored 24 points, Kevin Durant added 22 and the Suns pulled away late in the...

Fred VanVleet, Jabari Smith Jr. help Rockets hold off Suns, 114-110

Feb. 24, 2024 00:00 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 23 points, Jabari Smith Jr. had 22 points and 16 rebounds and the Houston Rockets withstood Phoenix's late surge to beat the Suns 114-110 on Friday night. “There’s a lot of different ways to win in the NBA and we’re finding that out and...

Warriors' Draymond Green calls Suns' Jusuf Nurkic 'softy' as players continue feud on social media

Feb. 13, 2024 23:08 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Golden State forward Draymond Green and Phoenix Suns center Jusuf Nurkic continued their feud on social media Tuesday, with Green calling Nurkic a “300-pound softy” three nights after the Warriors beat the Suns on Stephen Curry's last-second 3-pointer. It's the...

Kevin Durant scores 31 points, Bradley Beal adds 30 in Suns' 129-115 victory over Jazz

Feb. 09, 2024 00:19 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points, Bradley Beal had 30 and the Phoenix Suns — with All-Star Devin Booker sidelined by a sore left hip — beat the Utah Jazz 129-115 on Thursday night. The Suns never trailed, winning their third straight game and 12th of 15. They also...

Bradley Beal scores 43 points in return to Washington as Suns roll past Wizards, 140-112

Feb. 04, 2024 19:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored a season-high 43 points in his return to Washington and the Phoenix Suns routed the Wizards 140-112 on Sunday. Beal played 11 seasons in Washington before being dealt to Phoenix last offseason. He received a video tribute and standing ovation...

Kevin Durant scores 33 points in Brooklyn return, leads Suns to 136-120 victory over the Nets

Feb. 01, 2024 00:19 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant was cheered before the game, then booed when it started. His return to Brooklyn was on track be a noisy one, until he and the Phoenix Suns took the crowd out of the game with some relentless offense. “I love to shut the crowd up. Even...

Devin Booker scores 52 points, Suns rout Pelicans 123-109

Jan. 19, 2024 23:50 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As Devin Booker hit his sixth 3-pointer of the night to eclipse the 50-point plateau, he turned and looked up about 15 rows behind the Phoenix Suns' bench, where his father and grandfather were sitting. Booker scored a season-high 52 points in 37 minutes on the...

Suns end with 23-4 run, beat Kings 119-117 on Durant's free throws. Allen ties team mark with 9 3s

Jan. 17, 2024 01:08 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kevin Durant made two free throws with 1.8 seconds remaining and the Phoenix Suns staged a furious comeback to beat the Sacramento Kings 119-117 on Tuesday night. Grayson Allen tied a franchise record with nine 3-pointers and scored 29 points for the Suns, who...

Draymond Green returns to court against Grizzlies after serving 'indefinite' suspension

Jan. 15, 2024 22:22 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Golden State forward Draymond Green returned to action Monday after missing 16 games as part of a league suspension for his history of misconduct, the action coming after he struck Phoenix center Jusuf Nurkic in the face during a Dec. 12 game. “Felt good,...

Vince Williams scores 24 and GG Jackson adds 23 as Grizzlies defeat Warriors 116-107

Jan. 15, 2024 22:03 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Vince Williams Jr. scored 24, GG Jackson added a career-high 23 points and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-107 on Monday night in the return of Draymond Green from his league suspension. Jaren Jackson Jr. finished with 18 points...