Report: Bryce Dejean-Jones to Sign Deal with New Orleans Pelicans

by August 14, 2015

The New Orleans Pelicans and undrafted Bryce Dejean-Jones have reportedly agreed on a deal. Dejean-Jones played for the Pels in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, where he averaged a nice 12.8 points and 1.5 steals to go along with a couple 25-plus point performances. See more details from RealGM:

Undrafted free-agent guard Bryce Dejean-Jones has reached agreement with the New Orleans Pelicans on a multi-year contract, league sources told RealGM.


Dejean-Jones went unselected in June’s NBA draft out of Iowa State, where he averaged 10.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 33 games as a senior. The 22-year-old had standout runs at Iowa State and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and earned a degree from UNLV.


In six summer league games for the Pelicans in Las Vegas, Dejean-Jones had averages of 12.8 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals. He scored 26 and 25 points in separate performances for New Orleans. An active and scoring wing at 6-foot-6, Dejean-Jones was one of the most efficient players across summer league — shooting 61.9 percent from the field, 50 percent from three-point range and 76.2 percent at the free throw line.