Report: Wizards signing Toure’ Murry

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The Wizards are in a tailspin.

Losers of 13 of 18, they’ve fallen to fifth in the Eastern Conference.

There isn’t much left to do at this point in the season, but they’re at least trying to make a small adjustment.

J. Michael of CSN Washington:

With Garrett Temple on the shelf indefinitely with a right hamstring strain, the Wizards have moved to bring in Toure’ Murry on a 10-day contract though it’s unclear if he’ll be in uniform for Thursday’s game vs. the Memphis Grizzlies, confirmed with two persons with knowledge of the situation.

Will Bynum, who recently returned from a stint in China, is the Wizards’ top target to fill the roster spot created when Glen Rice Jr. was waived in January. Bynum, however, has a hamstring injury as well and isn’t ready.

Murry’s length makes him intriguing as a point guard prospect, but the Wizards aren’t exactly positioned to develop him. He’ll likely fill Temple’s role as a secondary ball-handler, a wing who distributes well for his position.

Murry began the season with the Jazz, but when they cut him, he went to the D-League. How long he remains in Washington will likely depend on Bynum’s health.