SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Jazz signed rookie guard Dee
Brown on Tuesday.
Brown, a second-round draft pick from Illinois, averaged six
points and three assists during the Rocky Mountain Revue last
Brown and Jazz guard Deron Williams helped lead Illinois to the
2005 NCAA championship game. Utah took Williams with the third
overall pick last summer, then gave him a chance to reunite with
Brown in the NBA this year.
Brown averaged 13.4 points and 4.9 assists in four years with
the Illini. He started all but one of his 137 career games.