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Wizards re-sign Evans to one-year deal

Posted Dec 16 2011 8:39PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Swingman Maurice Evans, a union vice president during the NBA lockout, has re-signed with the Washington Wizards.

The Wizards announced the one-year contract with Evans during halftime of their exhibition opener against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.

Evans averaged 9.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 26 games with Washington after arriving from the Atlanta Hawks in a trade in February. He has averaged 6.7 points and 2.5 rebounds in eight NBA seasons with seven teams.

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