Nuggets Sign Axel Toupane to Multi-Year Contract
DENVER, Mar. 25, 2016 -The Denver Nuggets have signed forward Axel Toupane to a multi-year contract, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
Toupane, 6-7, 210, has appeared in 11 games for Denver, averaging 3.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 13.8 minutes per game. He previously played in 32 games (14 starts) for the Toronto 905 of the NBA D-League this season, averaging 14.6 points, 5.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.00 steals in 29.7 minutes per game.
The 23-year-old native of France played professionally for Strasbourg of the French Pro National Basketball League A from 2011 through 2015. He went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft.