Washington Wizards Sign Swingman Martell Webster

WASHINGTON — Swingman Martell Webster has signed a free-agent contract with the Washington Wizards.

The Wizards announced the deal on Wednesday. He played with the Minnesota Timberwolves last season, averaging 6.9 points and 3.6 rebounds.

The 6-foot-7 Webster is averaging 8.4 points and 3.2 rebounds in a seven-season NBA career with the Portland Trail Blazers and Timberwolves. He has shot 37.4 percent on 3-pointers.

Webster was the No. 6 overall pick in the 2005 draft after leaving high school.

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