Markus Howard Rumors

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.
Storyline: Two-Way Contracts
Markus Howard has spent countless hours talking to NBA general managers, scouting directors and scouts in virtual interviews. “I’ve talked to 26 teams in the league,’’ said Howard, noting the Milwaukee Bucks were one of them. “They’ve all been different interviews. “I’d say they were more introduction type of meetings, getting to know me, asking what type of player I thought I was and how my game will translate at the next level. So it was about getting to know me and me pitching myself.’’