The New Orleans Pelicans announced Tuesday they have signed forward John Salmons.

Salmons, the 26th overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft, has appeared in 874 games (429 starts) over his 12-year career in stops at Philadelphia, Sacramento, Chicago, Milwaukee and Toronto. He holds career averages of 9.4 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 26.8 minutes per game.

Terms of the contract were not released.