Nets Sign Damion James to 10-Day Contract
Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Damion James to a 10-day contract, it was announced today by General Manager Billy King.
James (6-7/225) is Brooklyn's first NBA D-League Call-Up of the season, joining the Nets from the Bakersfield Jam. In 17 games for Bakersfield this season, James averaged 15.5 points and 7.3 rebounds in 28.9 minutes per game.
The Nets originally acquired James in a 2010 draft-night trade, after the University of Texas product was selected in the first round (24th overall) by the Atlanta Hawks. James played in 25 games for the Nets in 2010-11 and seven in 2011-12, missing a total of 107 games over two seasons due to right foot injuries. Appearing in 32 games with the Nets over two seasons, James holds NBA career averages of 4.5 points and 3.7 rebounds in 17.9 minutes per game.