The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have signed free agent guard Jason Hart to a 10-day contract.

Hornets sign Jason Hart to 10-day contract

“Jason is a solid veteran basketball player that will add depth to our backcourt,” said Hornets General Manager and Head Coach Jeff Bower.

Hart (6-3, 180) has career averages of 4.8 points, 2.3 assists, 1.7 rebounds and 0.8 steals over 337 games with eight different NBA teams (Milwaukee, San Antonio, Charlotte, Sacramento, L.A. Clippers, Utah, Denver, Minnesota).

The Syracuse alum was recently traded from the Timberwolves to the Suns on December 29, 2009 for Alando Tucker, a second-round pick in 2010 and cash before being waived by the Suns.