Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Washington Wizards have signed swingman
Martell Webster to an undisclosed contract.
Webster averaged 6.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in 47 games, including 26 starts,
last season with Minnesota.
"Martell brings a combination of versatility and shooting in addition to his
experience," said Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld in a statement. "Adding him
to the roster provides us with another solid veteran presence and gives us
flexibility with our lineups at both the shooting guard and small forward
The 6-foot-7 Webster owns career averages of 8.4 points and 3.2 rebounds in
394 games, including 191 starts, over seven seasons with Portland and
Minnesota. He was originally selected by the Trail Blazers with the sixth
overall pick of the 2005 NBA Draft out of Seattle Prep High School.
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