The Brooklyn Nets signed point guard Donald Sloan to a contract today, the team announced. Per team policy, details of the contract were not immediately known.
Sloan, 27, is a young NBA journeyman, keeping up with the team’s offseason theme for their bench[note]Think Thomas Robinson, Shane Larkin, Wayne Ellington, et al.[/note]. After going undrafted in 2010 following four years at Texas A&M, Sloan spent a full season with the D-League Reno Bighorns, and has bounced between the NBA and the D-League ever since.
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The Nets will be Sloan’s sixth NBA team in five seasons. In 157 career NBA games (33 starts), Sloan has averaged 4.9 points and 2.4 assists in 15.5 minutes per game, with career shooting percentages of 39.4% from the field and 27.6% behind the arc. He spent the last two years with the Indiana Pacers, averaging 7.4 points, 3.6 assists, and 2.7 rebounds in 20.9 minutes per game over 53 games, making 21 starts after an injury to George Hill.
Here’s his best game as a pro: a 31-point, 7-assist outburst against the Washington Wizards early last season.
Sloan is the team’s fourth point guard, joining Jarrett Jack, Shane Larkin, and Ryan Boatright.