Report: Nets signing Jorge Gutierrez
The Nets have a clear 1-2 at point guard with Jeremy Lin and Greivis Vasquez.
Beyond that, it gets murky.
Randy Foye and Isaiah Whitehead are combo guards. Yogi Ferrell’s deal is just partially guaranteed.
Another candidate to be third point guard? Former Nets third point guard Jorge Gutierrez.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports:
Brooklyn has 15 players, the regular-season roster limit, with guaranteed salaries. But the Nets are so far under the salary floor, they probably wouldn’t hesitate to eat a guaranteed contract if Gutierrez wins the job.
Gutierrez broke into the NBA with the Nets in 2014, when they were run by deposed general manager Billy King and coach Jason Kidd. It seems more coincidental than institutional Gutierrez is returning to Brooklyn under the Sean Marks/Kenny Atkins regime.
In stints with Kidd’s Bucks and the Hornets, Gutierrez has continued to look like a fringe NBA player. He’s a decent defender, but his lack of outside shooting holds him back.