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“Torrey is known for toughness, defense and being a great team guy,” said Pacers President of Basketball Operations Kevin Pritchard. “As a player who went undrafted, Torrey got to where he is through hard work and perseverance. He will be a great addition to our depth and our emphasis on defense.”
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent F Torrey Craig has agreed to a two-year, $10M deal with the Indiana Pacers, his agents Dave Spahn and Austin Brown of @caa_sports tell ESPN.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed forward Torrey Craig, guard Bryn Forbes and forward Bobby Portis. “We’ve bolstered the depth of our roster with the additions of Torrey, Bryn and Bobby,” General Manager Jon Horst said. “Together they bring toughness, shooting and playoff experience to our team. We look forward to their continued development playing in Coach Bud’s system.”
Adrian Wojnarowski: An important fit for the Bucks, especially because of the way Craig can guard all over the floor. With Denver, Michael Malone used Craig to defend many of the elite wings in the Western Conference.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Free agent Torrey Craig has reached agreement on a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agents Dave Spahn and Austin Brown of @CAA_Basketball tell ESPN.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Denver has pulled the qualifying offer on forward Torrey Craig, which allows him to become an unrestricted free agent, source tells ESPN. The Nuggets have valued Craig, but ran out of roster spots for him.
Michael Singer: Source reiterates to @denverpost: Last spot looks like it’s going to backup big man to help replace Mason Plumlee.
T.J. McBride: I can also confirm through a league source that Torrey Craig received his qualifying offer. He is now a restricted free agent. @KeithSmithNBA was first on the report.
TJ McBride: “I would foresee us bringing back everyone we possibly could.” -Calvin Booth, who also said that Denver values continuity.
Harrison Wind: Nuggets announce that they’ve signed Torrey Craig to a multi-year contract. “We are thrilled to have Torrey back on our roster,” said Tim Connelly. “His journey to the NBA was an atypical one and this contract is a testament to his tremendous work ethic and drive.”
Nick Kosmider: The Nuggets officially announce they have resigned free-agent forward Torrey Craig.
Harrison Wind: Sources: Torrey Craig turned down more money to remain a Denver Nuggets and re-up with the franchise that took a chance on him after he played the 2016-17 season in Australia. His two-year, $4 million deal has no options @BSNDenver
Shams Charania: The Denver Nuggets are signing forward/guard Torrey Craig to a guaranteed two-year, $4M deal, agent Johnny Foster tells Yahoo.
Chris Dempsey: Craig’s deal frees up one of the two two-way contracts for the #Nuggets to use this season. Monte Morris is on the other two-way deal.
Gina Mizell: Can confirm via a league source that the #Nuggets have extended a qualifying offer to wing Torrey Craig, which will officially make him a restricted free agent. He proved himself on a two-way contract last season.
Chris Dempsey: Incidentally, the #Nuggets also have to extend a qualifying offer to breakout F Torrey Craig, which will make him a restricted free agent and give the Nuggets a right to match any offer made to him. He played under a two-way contract in 2017-18.
But Torrey Craig, as has always been the case in his professional basketball career, will now be waiting for a call, ready to hop on a flight, however cramped, at a moment’s notice. “I have no clue,” Craig said when asked about his immediate future. “I really don’t. It’s been a roller-coaster of a season with a contract and the way things have gone, but now that it’s over I don’t know what to expect and I don’t know what will happen, so I’ll just wait and see.”
Rookie wing Torrey Craig parlayed his two-way contract with Denver into a rotation role. But his deal was for one season, meaning he has “no clue” what the future holds for him with the Nuggets — or in the NBA. “I really don’t,” Craig said. “ … Now that this is over, I don’t know what to expect. I don’t know what’s gonna happen. Just gonna wait and see.”
TJ McBride: Torrey Craig says he has no idea what the future holds for him, but that he would like to be in Denver. It does seem like there is mutual interest and the #Nuggets need wing depth.
TJ McBride: Malone was clear that he wants Torrey Craig to be signed to the full-time roster. “He is a valuable player… You have a trade deadline coming up. If you can create a roster spot, can you resign Torrey Craig for he rest of the year? For me, as a coach, that would be ideal.”
The Denver Nuggets have signed rookie Torrey Craig to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. Craig, 6-6, 215, appeared in six games (two starts) for the Nuggets’ 2017 Las Vegas Summer League entry, averaging 11.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 22.2 minutes per game.
Chris Dempsey: I am confirm the #Nuggets deal with summer league standout Torrey Craig, and add that it is a two-way contract.
Olgun Uluc: There’s confidence from Torrey Craig and the Nuggets that a contract will be signed soon, sources said. Hold off appears to be logistical.
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