Spurs Sign Joel Anthony To 10-Day Contract

JANUARY 23: The Spurs have made it official, formally announcing the signing of Anthony in a press release.

JANUARY 21: The Spurs intend to sign veteran center Joel Anthony to a 10-day contract, tweets Shams Charania of The Vertical. He’ll fill some of the frontcourt minutes opened up by the injury to Pau Gasol.

Anthony, who last saw action for the Pistons in 2015/16, played with the Spurs in training camp. He was among the final cuts for the 15th roster spot in October, a spot that was since re-opened when Nicolas Laprovittola was waived last month.

While he hasn’t been used heavily over the course of the past five years, Anthony spent time as the starting five alongside LeBron James and the Heat during their title runs.

Expect Anthony to spend time slotting in behind Dewayne Dedmon and David Lee in the Spurs’ rotation.

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