The Milwaukee Bucks have signed guard Salim (Sah-LEEM) Stoudamire (6-1, 175) to a multi-year contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today.
Stoudamire, 26, has three seasons of NBA experience with the Atlanta Hawks and averaged 8.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 157 games. He is the all-time free throw percentage leader in Hawks history (minimum 200 attempts) connecting at a clip of 88.2 percent.
Originally selected by the Hawks with the 31st overall pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, Stoudamire was named a Second Team All-America selection by Associated Press and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) as a senior at the University of Arizona. He also earned First Team John R. Wooden Award All-American mention and First Team All-Pac Ten honors in his senior year with the Wildcats. He finished his four-year collegiate career in 9th place in NCAA history in three-point percentage (.458) and tied for 18th in career three-point field goals made (342).
The Bucks roster now stands at 15 players.