Brooklyn Nets Sign Kris Joseph for Remainder of Season
Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Kris Joseph for the remainder of the season, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Joseph (6-7/215), who signed a 10-day contract with Brooklyn on April 2, has appeared in three games for the Nets, averaging 3.3 minutes per game. Joseph was Brooklyn's second NBA D-League Call-Up of the season, joining the Nets from the Springfield Armor.
Acquired from Maine on February 11, 2013, Joseph started 15 games for the Armor, averaging 19.0 points, 4.0 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.7 steals in 34.1 minutes per game. In 27 combined games for Springfield and Maine this season, Joseph averaged 18.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.7 steals in 34.0 minutes per game.
The Syracuse University product was selected in the second round (51st overall) of the 2012 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. In six games for the Celtics this season, Joseph averaged 1.2 points and 0.8 rebounds in 3.8 minutes per game.