The first year of the contract is guaranteed.
Bennett, 23, has had a disappointing NBA career since the Cleveland Cavaliers made him the top overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft. He’s had stints with the Cavs, Minnesota Timberwolves and Toronto Raptors in his three-year career, averaging 4.2 points and 3.1 rebounds per game.
He appeared in just 19 contests for the Raptors last season, averaging 1.5 points and 1.2 rebounds in 4.4 minutes per contest. The teamwaived him in February.
In Brooklyn, Bennett will fight for playing time with Trevor Booker,Chris McCullough and Luis Scola. Booker and Scola seem likely to compete for the starting gig, so Bennett will have a battle on his hands to prove he is worth giving minutes to at all in the rotation.