The Long Island Nets, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, have acquired guard R.J. Hunter off waivers.
Hunter (6’5”, 185) appeared in three games for the Chicago Bulls this season before being waived on December 29. In 39 career NBA games with Boston (2015-16) and Chicago (2016), Hunter recorded averages of 2.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in 8.3 minutes per contest. He has also appeared in 13 NBA D-League games between Boston’s affiliate, the Maine Red Claws, and Chicago’s affiliate, the Windy City Bulls, averaging 15.6 points, 4.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.9 steals in 32.2 minutes per game. Hunter was originally selected by the Boston Celtics with the 28th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft.
Most fans would remember R.J. for this March Madness moment back in 2015!
About the Long Island Nets
The Long Island Nets are the NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets. In the team’s inaugural 2016-17 season, the Long Island Nets play home games at Barclays Center and practice at HSS Training Center in Brooklyn. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented by New York Community Bank will become the permanent home of the team starting with the 2017-18 season, following the venue’s extensive renovation. For more information, please visit longislandnets.com and follow @longislandnets on Twitter and Instagram.
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