Spurs To Workout Josh Childress Over Next Few Weeks According To His Agent

Apr. 7, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard/forward Josh Childress during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Lakers 125-105. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Earlier this afternoon, Hoopsworld tweeted out that the San Antonio Spurs will be working out Josh Childress in the coming weeks.  Childress’s Agent Chris Emens confirmed this with Hoopsworld.

Childress played just fourteen games with the Nets last season while putting up not to eye catching numbers.  He averaged 5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game.  He was drafted in 2004 by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2004 draft.

Besides playing in Atlanta and Phoenix, he also has some international play underneath his belt as well.  Before returning to the NBA in 2010-2011, he played over in Greece.

With the San Antonio Spurs, they continue to work on trying to fill their last roster spot.  Being 29 years old and a forward, there is no surprise that San Antonio is looking at filling their spot with Childress.  For one, he won’t come with a heavy price tag.  He is a versatile player and can become a good back-up for Kawhi Leonard.

Sound off Spurs fans.  Your thoughts on Childress possibly filling that final roster spot?

Topics: Josh Childress, San Antonio Spurs

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  • Jimmy Shwaggert

    Of course he will come cheap. Phoenix is greasing his pockets real nice. I still can’t believe the suns signed him with that contract. The dude defends and that’s it. He may have the ugliest jump shot in the nba.

    • http://airalamo.com/ Michael Rehome

      Thanks for you comment Jimmy. I do agree with you about his jump shot. It is not prettiest in the league.

    • edgargn_1218

      Well let´s hope some time with Chip Engelland

      • edgargn_1218

        can fix that.