Wizards Sign A.J. Price

July 24, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has signed free agent guard A.J. Price. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

"A.J. is an experienced and dependable player who fits in well with the mix of proven veterans and young players we have on our roster," said Grunfeld. “Adding him will help to bring depth to our backcourt rotation."

Price (6-1, 185) holds career averages of 6.0 points, 2.0 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 150 games over three seasons with Indiana. He was originally selected by the Pacers in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2009 NBA Draft out of the University of Connecticut. Price averaged 3.9 points and 2.0 assists in 44 games last season. He has appeared in nine career playoff games, averaging 4.9 points (including 8.4 points over five games during the 2011 NBA Playoffs).