The Brooklyn Nets looked to add to its roster for the start of training camp and Monday the team agreed to deals with three players. Stephen Dennis, James Mays and Carleton Scott will all be joining the team on non-guaranteed contracts in an effort to try and make the Nets roster for the 2012-13 season.
Dennis is a guard from Kutztown University. He was on the Nets’ summer league squad this past July. He also played the 2010-11 season with the Bakersfield Jam. In 48 games with the team, Dennis averaged 10.5 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists. However, that was his only season with the Jam and since then he has played overseas.
Mays was originally from Clemson. In his last two seasons with the Tigers Mays averaged over 10 points per game but he did not get drafted in the NBA. He spent the 2010 season on the Indiana Pacers and Toronto Raptors summer league teams before playing his last two seasons in Turkey.
Scott spent his college days playing for Notre Dame. He left the Fighting Irish with one year of eligibility left but watched NBA teams pass on him in the draft. In his final season with the Irish he averaged 13.2 points and 7.4 rebounds per game. Scott has played in Spain and in Austria in his career before spending time with the Nets’ summer league team.
Dennis, Mays and Scott both have an uphill climb to make the roster. They have former NBA players in Andray Blatche and Josh Childress to contend with to make the final cut as both Blatche and Childress are expected to be the last two to make the team.
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