Nets sign D-League player Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day contract

Updated: February 28, 2016

The Nets have two open roster spots and today they decided to use one of them and gave NBA D-League player Sean Kilpatrick recently of the Delaware 87ers to a 10-day contract.

The 6’4 Kilpatrick previously appeared in the NBA when he played eight games for the Denver Nuggets this season and spent the preseason with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Kilpatrick was rumored to be picked up by the Minnesota Timberwolves but the Nets grabbed him first. He will be competing with Wayne Ellington, Markel Brown, and Donald Sloan, for playing time to see if he can solidify a roster spot for the rest of the season.


Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have signed guard Sean Kilpatrick to a 10-day contract, General Manager Sean Marks announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

Kilpatrick (6’4”, 219) joins the Nets from the NBA Development League’s Delaware 87ers, where he has appeared in 28 games this season, averaging a league-high 26.4 points per game on 47.2 percent from the field and 42.6 percent from three-point range, 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 38.4 minutes per game en route to D-League All-Star honors. He has also appeared in eight games with the Denver Nuggets this season, averaging 3.4 points in 10.3 minutes per game, and spent the 2015 preseason with the New Orleans Pelicans. In 2014-15, Kilpatrick appeared in four games with the Minnesota Timberwolves, averaging 5.5 points in 18.0 minutes per game. He also played in 44 D-League contests split between Delaware and the Santa Cruz Warriors. Kilpatrick spent the 2014 preseason with the Golden State Warriors before being waived prior to the start of the 2014-15 regular season.

The 26-year-old Yonkers, N.Y. native went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft after a standout four-year collegiate career at the University of Cincinnati. Kilpatrick earned consensus second-team All-American honors after averaging 20.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.4 steals in 33.8 minutes per game.

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