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#1 Lakersfan1211

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Posted September 23, 2008 - 03:03 PM

Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Juan Dixon. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released.

“Juan is a proven NBA player, and we like what he brings to our team,” said Grunfeld. “He is a tough, hard-nosed competitor who can score, and his familiarity with our system is an added plus.”

Dixon (6-3, 165) was originally selected by Washington with the 17th overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft out of the University of Maryland, where he led the Terrapins to the NCAA title and captured Most Outstanding Player honors at the 2002 Final Four. During his first tenure with the Wizards, the Baltimore native averaged 8.2 points and 1.6 assists in 176 games over three seasons (2002-03 through 2004-05).

“I’m excited to return to the area and to resume my career with the Wizards,” said Dixon. “I’m looking forward to the start of training camp and I’m ready to step in and contribute wherever Coach Jordan and the team sees fit.”


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#2 We Believe

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Posted September 23, 2008 - 06:05 PM

just another backup player no real help to the wiz.

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#3 Domo

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Posted September 24, 2008 - 05:33 AM

A veteran that helps the rookies out, probably not going to make an impact all that much.




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