The Phoenix Suns have signed guard Zabian Dowdell (ZAY'-bee-in dow-DELL') through the remainder of the season.

Terms of the deal weren't announced Sunday.

The 6-foot-3 Dowdell has appeared in five games with the Suns this season over the course of two 10-day contracts, averaging 3.2 points, 1.8 assists and one steal in 10 minutes per game.

The 26-year-old Dowdell played for the Suns' entry in the Las Vegas Summer League in 2009 and 2010. He spent training camp with the Suns before being waived Oct. 19.