Wizards Sign Jeffers and Owens for Remainder of Season
Jeffers has appeared in 11 games for the Wizards, averaging 4.4 points and 3.4 rebounds rebounds. He was originally called up by the Wizards from the NBA Development League’s Iowa Energy on March 17 and was signed to a second 10-day contract on March 27.
Owens (6-7, 210) has averaged 12.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in 43 games for the 66ers this season. He signed consecutive 10-day contracts with the San Antonio Spurs earlier in the year, averaging 1.3 points in seven games. The product of Oral Roberts University (2006) has also played professionally in France and Belgium.
Martin averaged 4.0 points and 1.4 rebounds in 52 games with the Wizards this season. He was recently diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left foot that will keep him sidelined for the remainder of the season.