Brooklyn Nets sign Tahjere McCall, Shannon Scott
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By Phil Watson

In what is likely a move to retain G League rights, the Brooklyn Nets on Friday signed free agent guards Tahjere McCall and Shannon Scott.

The Brooklyn Nets on Friday swelled their roster back to 20 players by signing guard Tahjere McCall and Shannon Scott as free agents.

The team announced the signings on its website.

This is likely a move designed to retain their G League rights, as both players were members of the Long Island Nets last season.

McCall, 24, was undrafted from Tennessee State in 2017 and signed with the Nets on Oct. 12, 2017, before being waived the following day.

He was allocated to Long Island and played 37 games, starting 31, before his contract was terminated on March 9.

The 6-foot-5, 190-pounder averaged 9.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.7 rebounds in 28.2 minutes per game at Long Island, shooting .496/.309/.673.

The Philadelphia native played his first two collegiate seasons at Niagara University before transferring to Tennessee State in 2014. He was a first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference selection and the conference’s Defensive Player of the Year as both a junior and...

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