HORNETS SIGN MICHAEL WASHINGTON
Training Camp Roster Set at 18
September 27, 2010
The New Orleans Hornets announced today that they have signed free agent forward/center Michael Washington. Per team policy, terms of the contract were not released. The addition of Washington sets the training camp roster at 18.
Washington (6-9, 235) was undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft out of the University of Arkansas. He was originally an early entry candidate for the 2009 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name for consideration and returning for his senior season. During his senior season for the Razorbacks, Washington averaged 12.5 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 25.3 minutes over 29 games (27 starts). He earned Second Team All-SEC honors and Second Team NABC All-District following his junior season after leading the team in scoring (15.5 ppg), rebounding (9.8 rpg), blocked shots (1.3 bpg) and field goal percentage (.551) in 30 games (all starts).
|11||Joe Alexander||F||6-8||230||12/26/1986||West Virginia||2|
|8||Marco Belinelli||G||6-5||200||03/25/1986||Bologna, Italy||3|
|33||Willie Green||G||6-3||201||07/28/1981||Detroit Mercy||7|
|44||Pops Mensah-Bonsu||F||6-9||235||09/07/1983||George Washington||3|
|3||Chris Paul||G||6-0||175||05/06/1985||Wake Forest||5|
|14||Jason Smith||F-C||7-0||240||03/02/1986||Colorado State||2|
|16||Peja Stojakovic||F||6-10||229||06/09/1977||Belgrade, Serbia||12|
|5||Marcus Thornton||G||6-4||205||06/05/1987||Louisiana State||1|
|30||David West||F||6-9||240||08/29/1980||Xavier (Ohio)||7|
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