We told you early this morning that Martell Webster had gone in and worked out for the Washington Wizards and there seemed to be a fit
We’ll, we’ve got a fit. Marc Stein of ESPN just reported the deal is done.
Free-agent swingman Martell Webster has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Washington, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
This will be a one-year minimum deal, which carries little risk for Washington. There are not a lot of wing minutes anyway behind Trevor Ariza, Bradley Beal and Jan Vesely.
Webster spent the last couple years with Minnesota but he has just never lived up to the potential and promise he had as the No. 6 overall pick of the Blazers. He’s a decent three-point shooter (37 percent last season) and that might be how the Wizards try to use him because the Wizards need shooters. But Webster is not great at it and has never been a real scorer in the NBA. He’s been solid to good on the defensive end, which is why he gets on the court.
But the Wizards see it as a good roll of the dice.