Posted July 02, 2013

Report: Martell Webster’s new Wizards deal worth $22 million

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Martell Webster enjoyed career bests in several offensive categories in 2012-13. (Getty Images)

Martell Webster enjoyed career bests in several offensive categories with Washington in 2012-13. (Getty Images)

The Wizards maintained they still valued starting small forward Martell Webster even after drafting Otto Porter last week. The team backed it up Tuesday by re-signing Webster, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.

The deal reportedly is worth $22 million over four years.

Webster, 26, is coming off a one-year deal with the Wizards. He put up career bests of 11.4 points and 3.9 rebounds per game, and became a three-point threat for Washington, connecting on 42.2 percent last season. He was drafted out of high school sixth overall in 2005 by the Trail Blazers and played in Portland for five seasons. He played for the Timberwolves in 2010 before joining the Wizards.

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1 comments
Jon18
Jon18

He finally gave some effort in a contract year. Shocking he got that contract as he has been a major disappointment at all his other stops.