Wizards sign free-agent guard Ron Baker, waive Okaro White

ABS-CBN Sports on Dec 22, 2018 07:36 AM
Wizards sign free-agent guard Ron Baker, waive Okaro White
Ron Baker NBA file photo

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards have signed free-agent guard Ron Baker.

The Wizards also announced Friday (Saturday, PHL time) they waived forward Okaro White.

Baker averaged 3.3 points and 1.8 assists in 92 games, all with New York. The Knicks released him Dec. 13 (Dec. 14, PHL time).

Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld calls Baker a “tough and physical defender who can give us added depth in the backcourt.”

Baker was an undrafted rookie in 2016 out of Wichita State, where he averaged 13.2 points. He helped the Shockers upset No. 1 Gonzaga in the 2013 NCAA Tournament.

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