Pelicans Sign James Ennis for the Remainder of the 2015-16 Season

April 9, 2016

NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward James Ennis for the remainder of the 2015-16 season. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Ennis, 6-7, 201, was originally signed by New Orleans on March 30. In six games (two starts), Ennis has averaged 11.3 points, while shooting .440 from three-point range, 3.7 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.2 steals per contest. Prior to joining the Pelicans, Ennis most recently played for the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, appearing in 24 games this season, averaging 18.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.0 steals in 33.3 minutes per contest.

Selected 50th overall by Atlanta out of Long Beach State in the 2013 NBA Draft, Ennis has appeared in 81 career regular season games with Miami, Memphis and New Orleans, holding averages of 4.9 points and 2.5 rebounds.