The Brooklyn Nets reportedly are signing EuroLeague guard Mike James to a 10-day contract.
Euroleague guard Mike James is signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets this week, pending clearance of health and safety protocols, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Much-needed G depth for the Nets.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 21, 2021
The Nets are in desperate need for some depth at guard with James Harden being out indefinitely due to a hamstring injury.
James has been playing for CSKA Moscow in Russia the past two seasons. This season, he’s averaging 19.3 points, 5.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game.
The Nets' looming deal to sign the veteran guard Mike James, on course to be made official by week's end, is expected to be a two-way contract for the rest of the season, league sources say. James spent the bulk of the past two seasons with CSKA Moscow in Russia. https://t.co/dGCE8dUdfw
— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) April 21, 2021
During his stint in the NBA during the 2017-18 campaign, James averaged 9.3 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game.
He started 10 games for the Suns and shot 38.3 percent from the field on the season.
Brooklyn is currently the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 39-19 record.