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Nets sign forward Noah Vonleh

The 25-year-old was selected with the 9th overall draft pick in 2014.

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Noah Vonleh played with the Chicago Bulls during the preseason.

NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Nets have signed free agent forward Noah Vonleh. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

Vonleh (6’10”, 257) has played in 335 career games (171 starts) across six NBA seasons with Charlotte (2014-15), Portland (2015-18), Chicago (2018), New York (2018-19), Minnesota (2019-20) and Denver (2020), recording averages of 5.0 points and 5.2 rebounds in 16.9 minutes per game. Vonleh’s most productive season was the 2018-19 campaign with the Knicks, as he registered career-best averages of 8.4 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists in 25.3 minutes per contest. Most recently, Vonleh signed with the Bulls on Nov. 27, but was waived on Dec. 14. The 25-year-old has also made three postseason appearances with the Trail Blazers (2016 and 2017) and Nuggets (2020).

Vonleh was originally selected with the ninth overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NBA Draft by Charlotte after spending one season at Indiana. In his lone collegiate season, the Haverhill, Mass., native was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year, while also garnering All-Big Ten Third Team honors.