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Jerry Stackhouse signs deal with Brooklyn Nets

Jul 16, 2012, 3:54 PM EDT

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Jerry Stackhouse is going to get paid to be in the NBA for another season.

At age 38. For an 18th NBA season. After seeing limited minutes for the Hawks last season and appearing in 95 games total the past four years.

But he’s inked a deal with the Brooklyn Nets, he himself tweeted.

Officially a member of The Brooklyn Nets… NYC here we come!!!

This is a veteran’s minimum deal. With it the Nets get a guy who is like another coach on the bench. And… well, we’re trying to find positives here. He can sing the national anthem. The guys in the locker room will like him. He’s good with the media and that helps in New York.

So there’s all that. Don’t expect a lot on the court anymore.

  1. elComandanteenJefe - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:13 PM

    If they need to keep the Knicks on their aging toes as well, the why not!?!?

  2. fisherhorry - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:16 PM

    Stack once put up 29.8 ppg, that was in 01 though.. Stack is now picking up 2 checks, one from Brookylyn and the other from Social Security, so my hats off to a former great

  3. noahbird - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:18 PM

    He’ll avg somewhere around 1.8 a game. Oh, that’s minutes I am talking about.

  4. timpaz - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:28 PM

    I didn’t even know Stackhouse was still in the league, is this even worth mentioning?

  5. 76erer - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:29 PM

    Game changer lol

  6. 76erer - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:33 PM

    Game changer

  7. baron30 - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:48 PM

    Brooklyn’s response to Juawn Howard….This match-up could be huge come playoff time.

  8. gmen4life33 - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:54 PM

    Mus have the best agent in the world…and the guy who represents Joe Johnson….and the guy who represnts Gerald Wallace….and the guy who got Lopez a max contract. (despite only playing 5 games last season, and not being able to reboundor defend as a Center)…wait a sec, they are all Nets….

    • thevza - Jul 16, 2012 at 5:04 PM

      If you ever wondered what would happen when a Russian oil baron and a rapper self-proclaimed “Hova” decided to own an NBA team together, well….

  9. knightrider1755 - Jul 16, 2012 at 4:57 PM

    Stackhouse is also being brought in to be an assistant coach/player under AJ. He played under AJ in Dallas and was a team mate of Joe Johnson in Atlanta. Want see major minutes with the Nets but will come in sporadically to give some of the starters some rest.

  10. yournuts - Jul 16, 2012 at 5:02 PM

    I thought Jerry Stackhouse at at the old folks home somewhere in New Jersey? This should end badly.

  11. kwf1224 - Jul 16, 2012 at 5:19 PM

    Boy the Nets really want to be good next year.

  12. detroit20iron - Jul 16, 2012 at 7:29 PM

    Thought it was an article on Dave chappelle when I glanced at the pic for a split second

  13. imthedudedude - Jul 16, 2012 at 8:46 PM

    Seriously? I mean, ive always liked the guy but has he done anything worth mentioning in the past decade?!? Must be a hell of a mentor and coach in the locker room. Good for Jerry

  14. d214tx - Jul 16, 2012 at 9:25 PM

    Definite championship contender now

  15. jkaflagg - Jul 16, 2012 at 10:21 PM

    I remember traveling to Philadelphia many years back and buying my son a little 76ers jersey of their star player at the time – Ron Stackhouse…..

    My son just graduated from college….

  16. proballerslounge - Jul 17, 2012 at 2:49 AM

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