HoopsHype Kris Joseph rumors

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The Nets announced Friday morning that they had signed rookie swingman Kris Joseph for the rest of the season. “It’s great,” Joseph said. “To get the chance to be on a playoff team, to get to experience that, and learn, because I know the intensity and everything goes up in the playoffs, it will be good to be around for that and learn from these guys.” New York Post

The Brooklyn Nets have signed forward Kris Joseph for the remainder of the season, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. Joseph (6-7/215), who signed a 10-day contract with Brooklyn on April 2, has appeared in three games for the Nets, averaging 3.3 minutes per game. Joseph was Brooklyn's second NBA D-League Call-Up of the season, joining the Nets from the Springfield Armor. NBA.com

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Kris Joseph is finishing up his first 10-day contract with the Nets, but his prospects for staying are good. “He’s going to stick around,” said veteran Jerry Stackhouse, nodding toward the former Celtic as he went through a more than rigorous pre-game workout at the Garden last night. “When you see a guy with a shirt that wet, you know he’ll be sticking around.” Boston Herald

Kris Joseph's 10-day contract with the Nets expires at midnight and Joseph tells Tim Bontemps that he hasn't heard yet what the Nets are thinking. But P.J. Carlesimo tells Bontemps he likes what he sees and Mario Elie and Jerry Stackhouse tell Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald that the ex-Celtic's work ethic will rule the day. "I like Kris a lot," Carlesimo said. "I think he’s active. ... I’d like to be able to get him some more time so we could look at him. I think Kris Joseph can be a good player in the league. It’s just hard for us to get him time right now." NetsDaily

If the Nets re-sign Joseph, they have the option of giving him a two-year deal with a team option for next season. That retains his rights over the summer and if he does well next year, gives them his Early Bird rights and the ability to re-sign him to a contract outside the salary cap. He was scoreless last night in three minutes. He has played a total of five minutes over the 10-day without scoring. NetsDaily

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The Nets are calling up Kris Joseph from Springfield, filling the 15th spot open since Josh Childress was waived in December. Joseph, a 6'7" swingman, was acquired by the Armor in a trade last month. At the time, Joseph and Armor Coach Bob MacKinnon said the trade was made on behalf of the Nets so they could scout him. NetsDaily

The Nets will call up forward Kris Joseph from the Springfield Armor sometime next week, according to a source. Joseph, who was a second-round pick by the Celtics in last June's draft, has averaged 19.4 points in 14 games with Springfield -- the Nets D-League affiliate -- before scoring 12 points in a loss to Erie Friday night. New York Post

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Teams have until April 17 to sign players who will be eligible for the first round of the postseason. Here are some of the top D-League players at each position, who could be called up at some point in the next month. GUARDS: Delonte West, Dominique Jones, Lester Hudson, Kris Joseph, Josh Selby, Courtney Fortson, Jerel McNeal, Andrew Goudelock, Christian Eyenga, Lazar Hayward, Justin Dentmon, Chris Roberts, Ben Uzoh, Sean Singletary, Ron Howard, Darington Hobson. FORWARDS: D.J. Kennedy, Samardo Samuels, Demetris Nichols, Willie Reed, Rick Jackson, Arinze Onuaku, Rasual Butler, Damion James, Luke Harangody, Micah Downs, JaMychal Green, James Mays. CENTERS: Jerome Jordan, Hassan Whiteside, Vernon Macklin, Hilton Armstrong, Keith Benson, Brian Butch, Mickell Gladness, Solomon Alabi, Jarrid Famous, Augustus Gilchrist. Sulia

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The Springfield Armor have traded rugged power forward James Mays to the Maine Red Claws for swingman Kris Joseph, a league source told The Post. Mays, 26, was brought in by the Nets for training camp, before being cut at the end of camp and assigned to the Armor, the Nets’ D-League affiliate. He’s had an excellent season for Springfield, being named an All-Star while averaging 16.4 points, 10.6 rebounds, and over a steal and a block per game. Joseph, 24, was a second-round pick (51st overall) by the Celtics in last June’s draft, and was released by Boston last month after appearing in six games. Joseph recently re-signed with the Main Red Claws, who are affiliated with the Celtics, where he has averaged 18.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, and almost 1.6 steals per game in 12 games with Maine this season. New York Post

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David 'Dubi' Pick: Hearing after Celtics draftee Kris Joseph decided not to explore French options, Orleans will pick up PF-C Brandon Hunter from Galil. Twitter @IAmDPick

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Orleans agreed to terms with Kris Joseph on a six-week deal, David Pick reported. Joseph will replace the injured Caleb Green. The player was selected with the 51st overall pick by the Celtics in the last NBA Draft. Sportando

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