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The Brooklyn Nets and free-agent guard C.J. Watson have agreed to a contract.
Nets general manager Billy King announced the deal on Saturday night.
Watson appeared in 49 games for Chicago last season, making 25 starts. He averaged 9.7 points and a career-high 4.1 assists in 23.7 minutes. As a starter, Watson posted averages of 11.3 points and 4.6 assists in 29.2 minutes per game.
The 6-foot-2 Watson started five of the Bulls' six playoff games last season and averaged 7.3 points and 5.5 assists in 27.3 minutes.
King says, ''C.J. has the ability to be productive in a variety of roles, and he will add quality and versatility to our backcourt rotation.''
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