NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed guard Bryce Dejean-Jones to a 10-day contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Dejean-Jones, 6-6, 203, most recently played for the Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League, appearing in nine games (seven starts), averaging 19.2 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.0 steals in 31.1 minutes per game. His signing marks the 10th GATORADE Call-Up of the season from the D-League.
Undrafted out of Iowa State, Dejean Jones was a member of the Pelicans’ 2015 Las Vegas Summer League team and training camp roster. In six summer league contests, Dejean-Jones averaged 12.8 points on .619 shooting from the field, including .500 from three point range, to go along with 1.8 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.2 assists in 21.7 minutes per game. Appearing in all seven preseason contests for New Orleans, Dejean-Jones averaged 8.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
Dejean-Jones will wear #31 for the Pelicans and be available for tonight’s game against the Detroit Pistons. New Orleans’ roster now stands at 15.