Nets reach deal with backup G C.J. Watson
NEW YORK (AP) The Brooklyn Nets and free-agent guard C.J. Watson have agreed to a contract.
Nets general manager Billy King announced the deal on Saturday night.
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.
King says, ``C.J. has the ability to be productive in a variety of roles, and he will add quality and versatility to our backcourt rotation.''