NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Nets have signed guard Sundiata Gaines to a multiyear contract.
Gaines signed the first of two 10-day contracts with the team in late February. In seven games with New Jersey he has averaged 5 points and 2.6 assists in 14 minutes per game.
The 24-year-old from the University of Georgia also played for Toronto and Minnesota this season and Utah in 2009-10.
In 53 career NBA games, Gaines has averaged 3.7 points and 1.4 assists and has shot 43 percent from the field.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed.