DENVER (AP) The Denver Nuggets reached deals with first-round picks Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris on Thursday.
The team picked up the rights to both players in a draft-night trade with Chicago that sent high-scoring Creighton forward Doug McDermott to the Bulls along with forward Anthony Randolph, who was later dealt to Orlando.
The 7-foot Nurkic was the 16th overall pick in the draft. He averaged nearly 12 points and six rebounds for Cedevita Zagreb last season in the Adriatic League.
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Harris was taken at No. 19. He averaged 16.7 points and 2.7 assists last season for Michigan State.
The 19-year-old shooting guard had a solid summer league for the Nuggets, leading the team with an 18.6 scoring average.