“So many European players in our league now in the NBA and they take a lot of pride coming home to their country,” the Portland Trail Blazers head coach Chauncey Billups told reporters at EuroBasket. “Playing for their country. It’s good to see so many guys here.”

And one of them is Jusuf Nurkic. “I came here to support my guy, the Bosnian Beast. I’m happy to be here.”