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Bulls officially sign former Cat Nazr Mohammed

Nazr Mohammed - photo by Walter Cornett |

– photo by Walter Cornett |

The announced today the team has signed free agent center Nazr Mohammed (NAH-zee). In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.  Mohammed (6-10, 250), a 14-year veteran, most recently played with the Oklahoma City Thunder during the 2011-12 campaign. Last year, he appeared in 63 games and averaged 2.7 ppg and 2.7 rpg in 11.0 mpg.  The Chicago native has enjoyed stints with the Thunder (2010-12), the Charlotte Bobcats (2007-10), the Detroit Pistons (2006-08), the San Antonio Spurs (2004-06), the New York Knicks (2003-05), the Atlanta Hawks (2000-04) and the Philadelphia 76ers (1998-01). In 834 career games, he has posted averages of 6.6 ppg, 5.2 rpg and 0.69 bpg in 17.4 mpg. He owns career shooting averages of .493 from the field and .639 from the line.



On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 27, 1956, Kentucky scored 143 points against Georgia for the most points ever scored by a Kentucky team in a single game.


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