Former UNC standout forward Tyler Zeller agreed Monday to a two-year contract with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, a deal which will allow him to pursue his sixth season in the league.
The second year of the contract is not guaranteed, according to a league source.
After averaging 10.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game with the Boston Celtics in 2014-15–both career highs–Zeller has seen his production fall off over the last couple years.
He was waived by the Celtics this past offseason, coming off a campaign in which he contributed just 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds per night in limited minutes off the bench.
Zeller now becomes one of 14 players on the Nets’ roster with a guaranteed contract for this season, although financial terms were not immediately available.
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