The New Jersey Nets have signed free agent forward Andre Emmett from the NBA D-League’s Reno Bighorns to a 10-day contract, Nets General Manager Billy King announced Tuesday. To make room on the roster, the Nets have requested waivers on guard Keith Bogans.
Emmett is currently ranked second in the D-League in scoring, averaging 23.7 points per game, while appearing in 24 games for Reno. In four D-League seasons, the 6-foot-5 Emmett has career averages of 15.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 105 games played. The Texas Tech product was drafted by Seattle in the second round (35th overall) of the 2004 NBA Draft. He played in eight games for the Memphis Grizzlies in 2004-5, scoring seven points in a total of 27 minutes of action.
Bogans, who signed with the Nets as a free agent on Feb. 1, 2012, played in five games this season, averaging, 4.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game. He had surgery to repair a torn deltoid ligament and a fractured left ankle on Feb. 13, 2012.