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New Suns’ Center Jusuf Nurkić LOVES Playing with Phoenix’s Big 3

It’s only been just over a week since Jusuf Nurkić was acquired from the Portland Trail Blazers.

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However, the new Suns’ center is loving to play with all of the firepower around him two days into training camp.

“It’s really really fun,” Nurkić said. “I look at yesterday and today, I’m coming down the floor and Devin Booker has the ball. I’m running and seeing (if I should be) playing the pick-and-roll with D-Book. But then, out in the corner, I got KD and Bradley Beal. I’m saying, ‘god damn.’

“It’s kind of crazy when you think about it. The spacing and everything is so big. It’s really fun to be out there.”

With this being said, Nurkić is confident in his ability to find the open man.

“I feel like I can really pass the ball sometimes maybe too much,” Nurkić said. “I’m enjoying just to play around and not even looking at the basket yet. It’s just how much fun you have.

“I still tried to act normally, we have too much power. It’s really fun for me, I don’t (even) know how to act yet as far as running the floor.”

Overall, Nurkić is really liking his time so far in Phoenix.

“As long as I have the sun, I’m good, man, and we have plenty of that here, so I’m gonna be okay,” he said.

See how Nurkić and the new-look Suns come together during the team’s first preseason game in Detroit against the Pistons on Sunday (Oct. 8) at 12 p.m. MST.

WATCH: Jusuf Nurkić Reflects on Trade after Day Two of Suns Training Camp

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Brendan Mau is a senior writer covering the Phoenix Suns and more for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @Brendan_Mau

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