The Denver Nuggets signed former Syracuse basketball forward Tyler Lydon to a multi-year contract on Thursday, the team announced.
Lydon, the 24th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, was traded to the Nuggets along with forward Trey Lyles in a draft-night trade with Utah in exchange for the rights to Donovan Mitchell, the 13th pick.
Lydon played two seasons at Syracuse, where he averaged 11.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.6 blocks in 71 games with 34 starts. He was named honorable mention All-ACC as a sophomore after averaging 13.2 points and 8.6 rebounds.
Terms of Lydon’s deal were not immediately available.