News: Nurkic scored 33 points Tuesday, going 12 of 15 from the field, as the Portland Trail Blazers topped the Denver Nuggets 122-113. Nurkic pulled down 16 rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +4 in his 32:39 on the floor. He added three blocks.
Impact: Nurkic reached a career-high scoring total, and he's averaged 17.3 points and 12.5 rebounds over his last six games. He's also blocked 10 shots in that span.