Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 1/12/12

The Bulls signed veteran guard Mike James on Wednesday from the D-League, and he arrived in Chicago in time for his team’s game against the Wizards. Only there was one catch: the equipment managers didn’t have a chance to add a nameplate to the back of James’ jersey.

The 36-year-old saw 40 seconds of action and went 0-1 from the floor. Ironically, his last stint in the NBA came two seasons ago with the Wizards. He played four games for them and split time in China and Turkey last season before trying his luck in the D-League this year. The plan worked, because he ended up back in the NBA. Even though he didn’t have a name on his jersey, I’m sure he’s not complaining; he probably knew what a longshot he was to return to the league.

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This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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