Pelicans training camp: D.J. Stephens signed to roster
The New Orleans Pelicans today announced that the team has signed D.J. Stephens to their training camp roster.
Stephens, 6-5, 188, began his professional career with Ilysiakos B.C. of Greece where he averaged 10.5 points and 8.3 rebounds per game. After appearing in 12 games, Stephens returned to the United States, signing a 10-day contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on March 26, appearing in three games and averaging 2.3 points and 1.7 rebounds. Stephens concluded the 2013-14 season in Turkey, appearing in seven games for Anadolu Efes, where the Texas native averaged 5.0 points and 2.4 rebounds.
Undrafted in 2013 out of the University of Memphis, Stephens ended his Tigers career earning All-Conference USA Third Team, Conference USA All-Defensive Team and Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year honors his senior season.
New Orleans’ training camp roster now stands at 19 players.