Nets Sign Veteran Guard Ollie
Oct. 04, 2000
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ The New Jersey Nets signed veteran guard Kevin Ollie on Tuesday to replace Lucious Harris, who is scheduled for hernia surgery.
Harris' surgery is scheduled for later this week, according to Nets general manager John Nash. The timetable for Harris' return won't be known until after the surgery. Last season, Harris averaged 6.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 77 games last season.
Ollie has averaged 2.5 points and 1.3 assists in 83 games over three seasons. He played in 40 regular season and 10 playoff games with the Philadelphia 76ers last season.
Nash also said Nets forward Jamie Feick has chronic Achilles tendinitis of the left ankle with a calcium deposit and will undergo surgery later this week.