Nets signal Moses Brown to 10-day deal to offer wanted measurement
Moses Brown formally turned a Internet on Friday, with the workforce saying the 7-foot-2 Archbishop Molloy product had signed a 10-day contract.
The middle will give the Nets some much-needed measurement inside and extra of a rebounding presence after they declined to signal Nerlens Noel to a second 10-day deal.
If the Nets intend to make use of Brown within the playoffs, he’ll must signal an extended deal earlier than the top of the common season.
Brown, in his fourth 12 months out of UCLA, appeared in 34 video games for the Clippers earlier this season after which was signed by the Knicks, however by no means performed for them.
He additionally figures to be part of Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn’s bench rotation as a backup to Nic Claxton, however Brown hasn’t appeared in a recreation since Jan. 29.
The Nets have gotten little out of 2021 first-round choose Day’Ron Sharpe, who hasn’t performed a lot this month.
Vaughn stated Thursday he’s nonetheless studying about his workforce’s altered roster.
In a loss Thursday to the Kings, Yuta Watanabe performed seven minutes in simply his second recreation since March 5 and third since Feb. 24.
Edmond Sumner performed practically 9 minutes after he had appeared in just one recreation since Feb. 7.
Vaughn stated he understands the problem of rare and staggered enjoying time, but it surely’s one thing the bench gamers should adapt to as totally different matchups come up.
“Every recreation, you need to deal with like a playoff recreation,’’ Vaughn stated of the ultimate 12 video games of the common season. “You may as nicely. That is the place we’re on the finish of the season. You’ve acquired to be ready, whether or not it’s [for] 7 minutes or 17 minutes.”
Vaughn stated he turned to Watanabe and Sumner as a result of he preferred their power on the ground.
“We wanted some juice and Yuta and Ed offered juice tonight,’’ Vaughn stated. “The problem for them is that if they don’t play the following recreation or play half-hour and staying prepared.”