Jusuf Nurkic entered the history of the NBA League last night. In the victory of Portland over Sacramento, with the result 113: 108, this Bosnian has achieved an effect that no one has been able to before.
The match that was decided after the extra time, Nurkic finished with 24 points, captured 23 rebounds, and this is his record, with 7 assists, stole 5 balls and did 5 blocks.
With this, Nurkic achieved the best 5×5 effect (at least 5 points, rebounds, assists, stolen balls and bloks).
In history, this only happened 20 times, and this achievement was made by Nurkic and 13 other players. The best so far with 5×5 effect was Julius Earving who in 1976 scored 31 points, 19 rebounds and 5 assists, stolen balls and blockades, and Nurkic was the first to score 5×5 with 20 points and more.
Jusuf Nurkic (born August 23, 1994) is a Bosnian professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) tall and weighing 280 lb (127 kg) the center was selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 16th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. He also represents the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team internationally.