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The Brooklyn Nets have agreed to terms with C.J. Watson, the team announced Saturday night.
Watson's two-year contract is worth the veteran's minimum to be their backup point guard, a league source confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com. The deal will include a player option for the second year.
"We are very pleased to add a veteran with the savvy and experience of C.J. Watson to our roster," Nets general manager Billy King said in a statment. "C.J. has the ability to be productive in a variety of roles, and he will add quality and versatility to our backcourt rotation."
King said Friday one of his priorities was to add a veteran point guard to play behind starter Deron Williams.
Watson appeared in 49 games for Chicago last season, making 25 starts. He averaged 9.7 points and a career-high 4.1 assists in 23.7 minutes. As a starter, Watson posted averages of 11.3 points and 4.6 assists in 29.2 minutes per game.
The 6-foot-2 Watson started five of the Bulls' six playoff games last season and averaged 7.3 points and 5.5 assists in 27.3 minutes.Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.