Nuggets Officially Sign G League Standout Justin Tillman

The Nuggets have officially signed center/forward Justin Tillman, according to the NBA transactions log.Justin Tillman

Along with that, the Grand Rapids Gold announced they had acquired Tillman’s returning player rights. The Gold are the Nuggets’ affiliate in the G League. Also, agent Daniel Hazan told Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports that Tillman had reached a deal with the Nuggets.

Tillman, 26, is 6-foot-8 and a native of Detroit. He went undrafted out of VCU and has yet to play in the NBA. He instead has spent time in international leagues and in the G League.

Last season, he was named first-team All-G League with the College Park SkyHawks, averaging 13.1 points and 7.6 rebounds. He spent this past summer league with the Hawks.

While details of his Nuggets contract weren’t revealed, Tillman most likely received an Exhibit 10 contract for training camp. Denver has both of its two-way slots filled and 15 players under guaranteed contract.

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