The New Jersey Nets have agreed to terms with free agent guard Orien Greene.
Head coach Avery Johnson said before Monday's 115-99 win over the Denver Nuggets that the player the Nets brought in would be signed to a 10-day contract.
Here is the official press release:
The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent guard Orien Greene, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.
The 28-year old averaged 18.0 points, 5.1 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 2.0 steals in 24 games with the Utah Flash of the NBA Development League this season. In 2005, he was drafted by the Celtics in the second round, 53rd overall, out of Louisiana-Lafayette.
In 128 career NBA games, including seven starts in three seasons with Boston (2005-06), Indiana (2006-07) and Sacramento (2007-08), Greene holds career averages of 2.5 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 12.1 minutes per game.