Jusuf Nurkic Fined $40k For Confronting Fan in Stands

Jusuf Nurkic has reportedly been fined $40k for confronting a fan in the stands and tossing the fan’s cell phone,m per Chris Haynes of YahooSports.

According to Haynes, the fan who heckled Nurkic in Indiana shouted disparaging comments about the mother and grandmother of Nurkic. Nurkic’s grandmother passed away from COVID-19 in 2020.

Nurkic posts 15.0 points, 11.1 rebounds, and 2.8 assists on 53.5 percent shooting from the field and 69.0 percent shooting from the free-throw line. On Wednesday, the Trail Blazers (26-42) will play the San Antonio Spurs (28-44).