NETS Sign Free-Agent Forward Stephen Graham
September 15, 2010
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent forward Stephen Graham, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Graham, 6’6”/215, is a five-year NBA veteran with career averages of 4.3 points and 1.7 rebounds in 10.9 minutes in 180 career games with Cleveland, Chicago, Houston, Portland, Indiana and Charlotte. He has shot .458 (297-648) from the field and .754 (126-167) from the line. The Oklahoma State alum went undrafted in 2005 and made his NBA debut as a member of the Houston Rockets on December 11 at Portland. The best season of his career came during the 2008-09 campaign with Indiana, when he appeared in 52 games, six starts, averaging a career-best 5.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in a career-high 13.2 minutes per contest. Last season in Charlotte, Graham appeared in a career-high 70 games, eight starts, averaging 4.2 points and 1.9 rebounds in 11.5 minutes. Graham appeared in two playoff contests last season in Charlotte.