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Pelicans sign Hollis Thompson
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced the team has signed free agent guard/forward Hollis Thompson to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were undisclosed. Thompson, 6-8, 206, most recently played for the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. In eight games (five starts) with Austin, Thompson has averaged 17.0 points on .500 shooting from the floor, including .484 from deep, 5.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 27.9 minutes per contest. Undrafted in 2012 out of Georgetown University, Thompson has appeared in 256 regular season games (82 starts) with the Philadelphia 76ers between 2013-17, averaging 7.9 points while shooting .389 from three-point range, 3.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 24.3 minutes per game. Thompson will wear #32 for the Pelicans and will be available for their game tonight vs. Houston. New Orleans’ roster now stands at 14.