The Early Word: Nets Sign Jerry Stackhouse to One-Year, $1.4M Deal

Latest move comes as team prepares to inaugurate new home in Brooklyn.

1. The Brooklyn Nets further solidified its lineup Monday with the announced signing of veteran Jerry Stackhouse to a one-year, $1.4 million contract. Stackhouse played 30 games for the Atlanta Hawks last season, averaging 3.6 points in 9.1 minutes. In other basketball news, after he crashed his 2010 Cadillac Escalade into a telephone pole over the weekend—just days after the New York Knicks signed him to a three-year, $9.5 million contract. 

2. Learn about New York City garden plants and animals through hands-on exploration, story time, and garden hunts at this . Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 1000 Washington Ave. 1:30 p.m. Free. 

3. Looking to broaden your child's cultural horizons? Volunteers from Pratt Institute . Clinton Hill Library, 380 Washington Ave. 2 p.m. Free. 

4. Sensei Beverly again kicks butt at her  incorporating self-defense techniques with DJ-spun tunes. Nova Bar Brooklyn, 884 Pacific St. 7 p.m. $15. 

5. Alternate side parking rules are in effect. 


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