Brooklyn Nets Agree with Jerry Stackhouse
July 16, 2012
BROOKLYN, N.Y.—The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent guard-forward Jerry Stackhouse, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Stackhouse appeared in 30 games with Atlanta in 2011-12. The 17-year NBA veteran averaged 3.6 points in 9.1 minutes per game while shooting .370 (37-100) from the field. He did not appear in any of Atlanta's six playoff games.
Selected third overall by Philadelphia in 1995, the North Carolina product was a First Team All Rookie section with the 76ers during the 1995-96 campaign. He was traded to Detroit after two-plus seasons in Philadelphia and spent the next four-plus seasons with the Pistons where he made two All Star teams (2000, 2001). In 80 games during the 2000-01 campaign, Stackhouse had his best year as a pro, ranking second in the NBA in points per game at 29.8, while averaging 3.9 rebounds, a career-best 5.1 assists and 1.2 steals in 40.2 minutes per contest. In September of 2002, he was traded to Washington where he spent two seasons appearing in a combined 96 games. In June of 2004, he was sent to Dallas where he stayed for five seasons until 2009. The last three seasons, Stackhouse has spent one season respectively with Milwaukee, Miami and Atlanta. Over 17 NBA seasons and 933 games, he holds career averages of 17.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 31.8 minutes.