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Stephens, who was not selected in the 2013 NBA Draft but played in Greece last season, is a longshot to make the roster. But Coach Monty Williams said Stephens might be the best athlete in the NBA. “I have not seen anybody jump that high,” Williams said. ”He’s a once in a generation athlete. He can almost touch the top of the backboard. That’s how high he can jump.”
The New Orleans Pelicans today announced that the team has signed D.J. Stephens to their training camp roster. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Shams Charania: Free agent D.J. Stephens, a freak athlete, has agreed to a training camp deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell RealGM.
Jake Fischer: According to a league source, former Memphis Tigers high flyer DJ Stephens is working out for the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City this weekend.
DJ Stephens landed in Istanbul to join Anadolu Efes. The American player started the season with Ilysiakos in Greece and then signed for 10 days in the NBA with the Bucks averaging 3.5 points and 2.5 rebounds in two games.
Shams Charania: The Milwaukee Bucks won’t sign guard D.J. Stephens to a second 10-day deal, sources tell RealGM. Stephens will scan NBA, overseas options.
The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free-agent guard/forward D.J. Stephens (6-5, 188) to a 10-day contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today.
Shams Charania: Free agent guard D.J. Stephens will sign a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, league sources tell RealGM.
Jorge Sierra: Can confirm high-flying guard DJ Stephens will sign with Milwaukee before the season is over. First reported by eBasket.
According to Ebasket, DJ Stephens is leaving Greek team Ilysiakos to sign a 10-day deal in the NBA. The Greek site reports that the Bucks are the NBA team who is signing the rookie.
Ilysiakos signed for the coming season DJ Stephens. The rookie comes from Memphis University where he averaged 7.6ppg, 6.6rpg and 2.6bpg as senior.
Chris Vernon: Was told that DJ Stephens will play with Miami Heat in Orlando Summer League, and the Dallas Mavs in Vegas Summer League.
Dunkin’ Doug Anderson got his first NBA workout Thursday morning, and it happened to be with the Detroit Pistons. The 6-foot-6 Detroit Mercy small forward and Kalamazoo native is trying to catch the attention of teams with the athleticism and leaping ability that made him an ESPN sensation. Doug Anderson went against the likes of Solomon Hill of Arizona, Brandon Paul of Illinois, D.J. Stephens of Memphis, Loren Clyburn of Iowa State and Carick Felix of Arizona State at the Pistons workout.
The list of draft prospects — mostly guys who will go undrafted or might slip into the second round — for the Wolves’ annual two-day camp here at Target Center this week is out. Gophers forward Rodney Williams is there, in the Wednesday’s group. Princeton, Minn.’s own Jared Berggren — by way of Madison and the University of Wisconsin — will work out in one of Tuesday’s two groups. Other names: Baylor guard Pierre Jackson, Illinois guard Brandon Paul, Memphis swingman D.J. Stephens, French center Mouhammadou Jaiteh and Texas A&M guard Elston Turner Jr