The Nets just put the finishing touch on the most expansive training-camp battle in the NBA.
Brooklyn has just 12 players with guaranteed salaries, presumably leaving three openings on the regular-season roster. The Nets have signed their eighth player on an unguaranteed or partially guaranteed contract, bringing their roster to the offseason limit of 20.
The Brooklyn Nets have signed center Chris Daniels, General Manager Billy King announced today.
The eight Nets competing for three regular-season roster spots:
- Quincy Miller
- Ryan Boatright
- Markel Brown
- Willie Reed
- Justin Harper
- Donald Sloan
- Chris Daniels
- Dahntay Jones
Brooklyn could go a lot of ways with this, but it’s hard to see Daniels – who went undrafted out of at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in 2008 and has played overseas and in the D-League since – winning a spot.
Save Jones, Daniels is older than the rest of the group by four years. But Jones had a lengthy NBA career. Daniels never played in the league. If he didn’t look like an NBA player when he was younger, it’s unlikely Daniels becomes one at age 31.