2014 NBA Draft: Denver Nuggets get a C- for picking Jusuf Nurkic at No. 16

The Denver Nuggets selected 19-year-old Bosnian center Jusuf Nurkic with the No. 16 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. They traded the No. 11 pick, Doug McDermott, to Chicago for the No. 16 and 19 picks.

The 6-11, 280-pound Nurkic averaged 11.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game last season in Europe's Adriatic League.

Jusuf Nurkic is going to Denver.
Jusuf Nurkic is going to Denver. (USATSI)

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