Pelicans Sign Justin James To 10-Day Contract

3:52pm: The signing is official, according to a team press release.

12:46pm: The Pelicans are signing swingman Justin James to a 10-day contract using the hardship exemption, Shams Charania of The Athletic tweets.

New Orleans has three players — Nickeil Alexander-Walker , Jose Alvarado and Naji Marshall — in the league’s health and safety protocols.

James appeared in 72 games off the bench for Sacramento the past two seasons. averaging 3.2 PPG in 7.5 MPG. He has been playing for the Cavaliers’ G League affiliate, the Cleveland Charge. James was averaging 15.7 PPG and 2.3 APG in 29.0 MPG through 14 games for the Charge.

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