Brooklyn Sign Keith Bogans
July 19, 2012
BROOKLYN, N.Y.—The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard Keith Bogans, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
Bogans, (6-5, 215), appeared in five games, including one start, with the Nets in 2011-12. The nine-year NBA veteran suffered a season-ending ankle injury on February 8, 2012 vs. Detroit.
Prior to joining the Nets, the former Kentucky Wildcat started in all 82 games for the Chicago Bulls in 2010-11, averaging 4.4 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 17.8 minutes per game. Originally drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 43rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA Draft, Bogans began his career in Orlando, before moving on to Charlotte, Houston, Orlando again, Milwaukee, San Antonio and Chicago. In 591 career NBA games, he holds averages of 6.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. Bogans has appeared in 34 career playoff games, with averages of 4.7 points and 2.0 rebounds. He started in all 16 postseason contests for Chicago in 2011 while leading the league in postseason three-point shooting, hitting on 42.4% of his shots from behind the arc.