There wasn't enough roster room in Brooklyn for point guard Jorge Gutierrez coming out of training camp, but that's no longer the case with the Nets.
Sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com on Wednesday that the Nets are planning to call up Gutierrez out of the D-League and award him a 10-day deal after letting the Mexican national team stalwart go in October.
ESPN.com reported earlier Wednesday that the Nets had summoned Gutierrez and Darius Johnson-Odom from the Springfield Armor -- Brooklyn's D-League affiliate -- for a tryout this week.
Johnson-Odom has the gaudier D-League stats, but Gutierrez appeared to have the edge thanks to his camp stint with the Nets, putting him in line to get first crack at Brooklyn's vacant 15th roster spot. The Nets have a need for another point guard behind starter Deron Williams and comeback kid Shaun Livingston.
When the move is made official, Gutierrez would become the fourth player from Mexico to reach the NBA, following in the footsteps of Horacio Llamas, Eduardo Najera and Gustavo Ayon and continuing his country's basketball renaissance, which was highlighted by Mexico's Cinderella run to the FIBA Americas title last summer.