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Suns sign Quincy Acy to 10-day contract

January 7, 2019


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Suns sign Quincy Acy to 10-day contractThe Phoenix Suns signed forward Quincy Acy to a 10-day contract today.

The Suns are 9-32 so far this season, which is the worst record in the Western conference. They're a young team, focused on the future but currently led primarily by star guard Devin Booker (24.8 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 6.9 apg), forward T.J. Warren (18.6 ppg and 4.0 rpg) and rookie center Deandre Ayton (16.7 ppg, 10.7 rpg).

The 6-foot-7, 240-pound Acy brings three-point shooting and defense. He most recently played last season with the Nets, where he averaged career highs of 5.9 points and 19.4 minutes per outing, while playing in a career-high 70 games. For the Nets, Acy connected on a career-high 1.5 three-pointers per game. He also drew 21 charges that season, tying him for fifth in the league.

A six-year NBA veteran with a career 44.7 three-point field goal percentage, 28-year-old Acy has averaged 5.0 points and 3.5 rebounds in 327 career games (60 starts) with the Raptors, Kings, Knicks, Mavericks and Nets.

Drafted 37th overall in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft, Acy's career began with the Raptors.

Acy played college basketball for four years at Baylor University. He seta Baylor record for career games played (139) and was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team and Big 12 All-Defensive Team as a senior in 2011-12, in addition to winning the Big 12 Sixth Man Award as a junior in 2010-11.

Acy was born in Tyler, Texas. He attended Horn High School in Mesquite, Texas.

He will wear uniform No. 4 for the Suns, whose roster is now at 16 players.