Jusuf Nurkic of the Portland Trail Blazers got into a confrontation with a fan and threw their phone during Sunday’s game against the Indiana Pacers.
The Portland Trail Blazers entered Sunday on a three-game losing streak. That streak was extended by four after the team lost 129-98 to the Indiana Pacers. But one thing that is making headlines is the actions of Jusuf Nurkic.
A video has surfaced of Nurkic confronting an Indiana Pacers fan, where he grabbed the individuals phone and threw it before being separated by a security guard.
As for what was said, the man claiming to be the security guard in the video said on Instagram that the fan called Nurkic “trash” from across the court. That was when Nurkic confronted the fan after the game.
Jusuf Nurkic tosses fan’s phone during confrontation
Nurkic was not in uniform on Sunday, as he has been sidelined since Feb. 23 with left foot plantar fasciitis. At the time of the injury, the team revealed that he would be re-evaluated in at least four weeks.
On the year, Nurkic is averaging 15.0 points, 11.1 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.1 steals, while shooting 53.5-percent from the field through 56 regular-season games.