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, he is likely headed back to the G League, with the Motor City Gold, Denver’s affiliate.