Patrick Christopher Rumors

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When he entered the game Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, Christopher was surprised by his lack of nerves. “I ran to the table as fast as I could,” he said. “There’s really no thinking from there. Just get out there, try to play hard and react.” He logged six minutes of action, recording a steal and missing his only attempt from the field. Afterward, it was an open shot the guard didn’t take that drew criticism from Jazz coach Quin Snyder. “On that possession, I didn’t know if it was a bad shot,” Christopher said. “I kicked it. Then I got it back and drove and made a pass. But I know now.”
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard/forward Patrick Christopher of the NBA Development League’s Iowa Energy. Christopher becomes the NBA’s 10th overall NBA D-League Call-Up of the 2014-15 season and the eighth different player to be called up. Per team policy, financial terms were not released. Christopher (6-5, 209, California) appeared in seven games (all starts) for the Energy this season, averaging 15.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 36.4 minutes per contest. He recorded 10-plus points in four games, including 20-or-more points on three occasions. Christopher spent the 2014 preseason with the Memphis Grizzlies, averaging 4.5 points in eight preseason games, before being waived on Oct. 25.