Collin Gillespie

Nuggets Sign Christian Braun, Peyton Watson, Collin Gillespie

The Nuggets have signed first-round draft picks Christian Braun and Peyton Watson to their rookie contracts, the team announced in a press release. Denver also officially signed undrafted Villanova guard Collin Gillespie to a two-way contract. Braun, 6″7″, was drafted No. 21 overall last month. He helped Kansas win the...
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Nuggets sign rookie Collin Gillespie to two-way contract

The Denver Nuggets have signed rookie guard Collin Gillespie to a two-way contract, General Manager Calvin Booth announced today. Gillespie, 6-3, 195, appeared in 156 games (125 starts) in five seasons at Villanova University, averaging 11.9 points, 3.1 assists and 2.9 rebounds while shooting 42.2% from the field and 38.7% from three in 29.0 minutes per game. Gillespie earned the 2021-22 Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard, helping to guide the Wildcats to the NCAA Final Four after recovering from a knee injury that ended his 2021 season prematurely. He ended his career at Villanova with a National Championship (2018), two Final Four appearances and two Big East Player of the Year awards.

Collin Gillespie by a mile: will he make the Denver Nugget's roster?

After the fifty-eight players were selected in the 2022 NBA Draft, Collin Gillespie remained un-drafted. However, shortly after, the Denver Nuggets, a team with which Gillespie had a pre-draft workout, inked the Villanova guard to a two-way deal. This kind of a deal means he can be cut at any point during his contract, or he can be converted to a guaranteed contract. Now the grind to make it onto the roster begins.

Report: Nuggets sign Collin Gillespie to two-day deal

The Denver Nuggets made a flurry of moves tonight drafting three rookies in Christian Braun, Peyton Watson, and even traded back into the second round to draft Ismael Kamagate. Denver was not done there though as according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Nuggets plan to sign former Villanova star Collin Gillespie to a two-way contract.

Nuggets Signing Collin Gillespie To Two-Way Deal

Villanova guard Collin Gillespie will sign a two-way contract with the Nuggets, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Gillespie is a fifth-year senior who spent his entire college career with the Wildcats. He averaged 15.6 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists this season. The 22-year-old, who was named MVP of this...

Nuggets to add Villanova guard Collin Gillespie on two-way contract

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Denver Nuggets are adding Villanova guard Collin Gillespie on a two-way contract. Collin Gillespie, who will turn 23 in two days, is a fifth-year senior from Villanova who averaged 15.6 points, 3.2 assists, and 3.8 rebounds per game for the Wildcats in his final season. Gillespie shot 41.5% from three-point range in his final year and 38.7% from three during his entire college career. He’s a capable pick and roll scorer and creator for others and is a low mistake player.
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Nuggets' Collin Gillespie: Inks two-way with Denver

Gillespie and the Nuggets agreed to a two-way contract Thursday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Gillespie finds a home after going unselected in the 2022 NBA Draft. He was named to the AP All-American Third Team during the 2021-22 season. The point guard averaged 15.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.0 steals in 34.2 minutes in his fifth season at Villanova.

Atlanta Hawks Draft Scouting Report: Collin Gillespie

Right off the bat, some of you might be thinking, “why a point guard and why Gillespie?” Well, let’s start with the first part. For starters, should the Hawks choose to go after a forward with their first-round pick, they might as well allocate their second towards a guard. Although Trae Young has his starting role on lock, it doesn’t hurt to have a viable backup to come off the bench for him, and should he run into any injury snags, the Hawks would at least have a good fallback plan.