Report: Pelicans signing C Daniel Theis to 1-year deal

The New Orleans Pelicans are signing free agent center Daniel Theis to a one-year deal, ESPN reported Monday.

Theis, 32, will be joining his sixth NBA team since entering the league with the Boston Celtics in 2017-18.

He spent most of the 2023-24 season with the Los Angeles Clippers, averaging 6.3 points and 4.1 rebounds in 59 games (three starts).

He has career averages of 7.4 points and 4.8 boards in 373 games (151 starts) with the Celtics, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers and Clippers.

This summer, Theis is representing his native Germany at the Olympics in Paris. He helped the German squad win gold at the 2023 FIBA World Cup, where the United States finished fourth.