Posted July 15, 2012

Report: C.J. Watson agrees to terms with Brooklyn Nets

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Guard C.J. Watson agreed to a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBA/Getty Images)

Guard C.J. Watson agreed to a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets late Saturday, securing the team’s need for a backup point guard behind All-Star Deron Williams.

Watson, 29, will play at the veterans minimum and owns the player option for the second year.

Watson is in his sixth year in the NBA and averaged 9.7 points and 4.1 assists in 25 starts with the Chicago Bulls last season.