The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Markus Howard to a two-way contract, President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. Howard, 5-11, 180, went undrafted in the 2020 NBA draft after a prolific four-year career at Marquette University. In 29 games (all starts) as a senior in 2019-20, Howard led the nation in scoring, averaging 27.8 points per game, adding 3.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists, shooting 44.4% from the field and 41.2% from three in 33.2 minutes. He was unanimously named to the 2019-20 All-America First Team.
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The Houston Rockets today announced they have re-signed forward Bruno Caboclo (cuh-BO-clo) in addition to signing a trio of free agents in guard Sterling Brown, guard Mason Jones, and forward Jae’Sean Tate (JAY-shawn). Jones was signed to a two-way contract. Caboclo (6-9, 218) was originally acquired by Houston via trade from Memphis on Feb. 6, 2020 and appeared in eight games for the Rockets over the remainder of the season. The Brazilian native was the 20th overall pick by Toronto in the 2014 NBA Draft and has appeared in 99 career games. In 2018-19, Caboclo averaged career-highs of 8.3 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.5 assists for the Grizzlies.
Anthony Slater: Source: Kaleb Wesson is signing a camp deal with the Warriors. He’s a 6-foot-9 bruising big from Ohio State who can shoot it a bit. Gives them an extra big body at the outset of practices.
Chris Haynes: Undrafted free agent Xavier Sneed out of Kansas State has reached an agreement with the Charlotte Hornets, @Gary_Durrant tells Yahoo Sports.
Chris Haynes: Golden State Warriors reach agreement with undrafted free agent guard Dwayne Sutton out of Louisville, league source tells Yahoo Sports.
BDA Sports Intl: Paul Eboua has signed with the Miami Heat. @paul_eboua #BDASportsINTL
Matt Velazquez: League source confirms the Bucks are signing Bryn Forbes to a two-year deal as first reported by @Adrian Wojnarowski. Also, the Bucks will bring in Jaylen Adams and Mamadi Diakite on two-way contracts and EJ Montgomery will come to Milwaukee on a training-camp deal.
Adam Zagoria: Former @UCLAMBB , @OHACoachSmith And Molloy 7-foot-2 big man Moses Brown has agreed to a Two-Way with the OKC Thunder, per his agent @mooremgmtentllc tells me pic.twitter.com/YMGlJSeWEU
Khalil Whitney signed a two-way contract with the Hornets, freelance journalist Adam Zagoria reports. The 19-year-old left Kentucky in January and opted to forgo his final three seasons of collegiate eligibility, but he went unselected during Wednesday’s draft. Whitney averaged only 12.8 minutes in his 18 college games, but he’s a blue-chip recruit with plenty of potential and should spend most of his time with the Greensboro Swarm in the G League.
Vincent Goodwill: Former Duke captain Javin Delaurier has agreed to a camp contract ex10 with Charlotte, Gary Durrant tells Yahoo Sports
Chris Haynes: Undrafted free agent forward Mamadi Diakite – out of Virginia – has reached an agreement on a two-way deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent @Gary_Durrant tells Yahoo Sports.
Tim Cato: the Mavericks have agreed to terms on an Exhibit 10 deal with Devonte Patterson, SWAC player of the year out of Prairie View A&M, I’m told
Undrafted rookie Ty-Shon Alexander has signed a two-way deal with the Suns. He averaged a team-high 16.9 points for Creighton last season.
Jake Hatch: Per multiple #sources – former @BYUbasketball star Yoeli Childs is expected to sign with the Washington Wizards after evaluating multiple offers (upwards of five reportedly) from #NBA franchises. #BYUhoops #BYU #LOC
Bryan Kalbrosky: UDFA wing Ade Murkey (@Uh_Day) has signed an Exhibit-10 contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, per source. He averaged 18.6 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 2.1 apg and 1.2 spg while shooting 40% from 3-point range for the @DU_Pioneers last season. #Timberwolves are his hometown team. pic.twitter.com/6EubhgwOjd
Medina High graduate Jon Teske will be heading to training camp with the NBA’s Orlando Magic. After not being taken in the two-round NBA Draft on Wednesday night, the 7-foot-1, 265-pound Teske and agent Aaron Turner agreed to contract terms with the Magic on Friday. Deals can officially be signed starting Sunday. “It’s the best fit for me right now as a player,” Teske said Friday. “A couple other teams were interested, but for me to showcase my talents and play within my skills, it’s a big advantage going there.
Ben Anderson: Breaking: Sources tell @KSLSports that the @UtahJazz will be signing former @BYUbasketball standout Jake Toolson to an Exhibit 10 contract. #TakeNote
Adam Zagoria: Former @KentuckyMBB and @rc_basketball wing @KahlilWhitney will sign a Exhibit 10 deal with the Charlotte Hornets, per his agent.
Bryan Kalbrosky: Former @MissouriStBears guard Keandre Cook (@_Drecook) has signed with the Charlotte Hornets, per source. The 6-foot-5 prospect averaged 14.9 ppg while shooting 42.3 3P% last year.
Jason Jones: The Kings are signing Temple’s Quinton Rose to an Exhibit 10 contract. Rose (6-8, 195) fits the profile of what general manager Monte McNair has looked to add to the roster. Rose averaged 16 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists as a senior.
Kelly Iko: The Houston Rockets will sign undrafted free agent guard Brodric Thomas from Truman State, a source tells @TheAthletic.
Steve Popper: Can confirm that the Knicks will sign Myles Powell in the next few days and he is expected to be in training camp with the team.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Undrafted William & Mary center Nathan Knight is signing a two-way deal with the Atlanta Hawks, source tells ESPN.
Scott Agness: Source: Rayshaun Hammonds has agreed to an Exhibit 10 deal with the Pacers. He’s a lefty with range, and did part of his pre-draft training in Indy.
Adam Zagoria: Myles Powell will be signing a free agent deal with the Knicks, per source. Story coming
Bryan Kalbrosky: After signing Mason Jones and Trevelin Queen, the Rockets easily have two of the best undrafted free agents. Both of these players have worked incredibly hard to get where they are and will only continue to improve. bit.ly/2XBlpoR #NBADraft (@masonjones2 + @trev_up)
The Nets have signed undrafted Kentucky stretch 4 Nate Sestina to an Exhibit 10 contract following going undrafted in Wednesday’s NBA Draft. An Exhibit 10 is essentially a training camp invite. Sestina, who stands at 6’9” with a 230+ pound frame, played four years at Bucknell University and one year as a graduate student at Kentucky.
Chris Haynes: Undrafted free agent guard Trevelin Queen of New Mexico State has reached an agreement with the Houston Rockets, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Chris Haynes: Yahoo Sources: Undrafted free agent Omer Yurtseven – seven-footer from Georgetown – reached agreement with Oklahoma City Thunder on an Exhibit 10 contract. Posted 15.5 pts, 9.8 rebs and 1.5 blks last season.
Nets Daily: Nets undrafted pick up Nick Sestina played a fifth year at Kentucky last season. Before that, the 6’9” stretch 4 played four years at Bucknell, also alma mater of @J_R_Holden, Nets director of player personnel and former Euroleague star with CSKA Moscow.
KC Johnson: After not biting on question last night, Artūras Karnišovas confirms to @mullyhaugh that undrafted free agent Devon Dotson will sign a two-way contract.
Shams Charania: Florida State point guard Trent Forrest is signing a two-way contract with the Utah Jazz, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Shams Charania: Undrafted Butler guard Sean McDermott has agreed to a two-way deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.
Shams Charania: Michigan’s Zavier Simpson has agreed to an undrafted free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.
Tim MacMahon: Source: Mavs have agreed to terms with undrafted Baylor C/PF Freddie Gillespie.
Andrew Greif: Confirming @Chris Haynes info from earlier that 6-1 Saint Mary’s guard Jordan Ford has signed an Exhibit 10 deal with the Clippers, per source. He’ll be in training camp next month.
Adrian Wojnarowski: The WCC’s Defensive Player of the Year — guard Jahlil Tripp of Pacific — is signing an Exhibit 10 deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, his agent Daniel Green tells ESPN.
Chris Haynes: Undrafted free agent Jordan Ford of Saint Mary’s — WCC leading scorer and 12th in nation — signing with the Los Angeles Clippers on an Exhibit 10 deal, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Shams Charania: Michigan’s Zavier Simpson has agreed to an undrafted free-agent deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Darren Wolfson: Hear former East Ridge HS, Carleton, and Baylor big Freddie Gillespie will land with the Dallas Mavericks. Great night for Twin Cities basketball. Sacar Anim and others will have some opportunities too.
Shams Charania: Undrafted Butler guard Sean McDermott has agreed to a two-way deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Undrafted free agent Josh Hall signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder early Thursday morning, hours after the draft ended. A 6-foot-9 wing, Hall committed to N.C. State out of Moravian Prep School in Hickory but decided to skip school and enter the draft.
Harrison Wind: Source: Nuggets are signing Markus Howard to a two-way contract.
Brad Townsend: U of Houston swingman Nate Hinton tells folks on IG Live that he’s going to the Mavericks as an undrafted free agent. pic.twitter.com/v2c9Q2xU7n
Adrian Wojnarowski: UAB guard Nate Darling is signing a two-way deal with Charlotte, his agents Mike George and Nate Daniels of @OneLegacySports tell ESPN.
Shams Charania: Undrafted Penn State forward Lamar Stevens has agreed to a two-way deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Adrian Wojnarowski: Undrafted Kansas guard Devon Dotson is signing with the Chicago Bulls, source tells ESPN. Dotson is a Chicago native who grew up idolizing Derrick Rose.
Shams Charania: Undrafted Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans has agreed to a two-way deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, sources tell @The Athletic @Stadium.
Bryan Kalbrosky: Nate Hinton has accepted a two-way deal with the Dallas Mavericks, according to his agent Tallen Todorovich. This was my Interview with the @UHCougarMBK star: bit.ly/32XJ3xH
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Michael Singer: There’s this weird narrative that Nikola Jokic won’t lean into the MVP race, when yest., on the record, he finally put himself out there: “I can just say that this season is probably the best season I’ve had in my life.” On MVP, he went even further: “If it happens, it happens.”
Malika Andrews: James Harden is listed as probable for tonight’s game against the Spurs. Kyrie Irving is Questionable with a facial contusion. Kevin Durant is available, despite it being the second night of a back-to-back.