Denver Nuggets add three players in 2012 NBA DraftPosted by Inside Hoops
The Denver Nuggets selected Evan Fournier with the 20th overall pick, Quincy Miller with the 38th pick and Izzet Turkyilmaz with the 50th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft.
Fournier, a 6-6, 190-pound guard from France, averaged 14.1 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 steals while playing for Union Poitiers Basket 86 last season.
The 19-year-old became the youngest player in French League history to score at least 20 points when he totaled 21 against SLUC Nancy on Feb. 5, 2011. He also was a member of France’s Under-20 national team and averaged 16.9 points at the 2011 U20 European Championship.
Miller, 19, averaged 10.6 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.4 assists in his lone season at Baylor. The 6-9, 220-pound forward was named the 2012 Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Year while helping lead the Bears to the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament.
With their final pick of the night, the Nuggets selected the 22-year-old Turkyilmaz out of Turkey. The 7-1, 220-pound foward most recently played for Bandirma Banvit and appeared in 26 games during the Turkish league as well as eight games for Bandirma in the Eurocup in 2011-12.