Clippers sign big man Solomon Jones
The Los Angeles Clippers today signed free agent forward Solomon Jones. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not announced.
A second-round pick (33rd overall) of the Atlanta Hawks in the 2006 NBA Draft, the 6-foot-10 Jones has played for Atlanta and Indiana in his five-year career. In 39 games with the Pacers last season, Jones averaged 3.6 points, 2.9 rebounds and 0.6 blocks in 13.5 minutes.
The 27-year old Jones has appeared in 247 career games, making 10 starts and bringing career averages of 3.1 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.6 blocks to the Clippers. Jones has appeared in 16 playoff games with Atlanta in 2008 and 2009.
A Florida native, Jones enjoyed a standout two-year career at the University of South Florida from 2004-06 before joining the Hawks.
The Clippers roster currently stands at 14.