Martell Webster has agreed to a four-year deal to stay with the
Webster reached terms with the team Tuesday. The contract can’t
be signed until July 10 under NBA free agency rules.
Bringing back Webster was a top priority for the Wizards. The
eight-year veteran swingman averaged a career-high 11.4 points last
season and was a respected locker room leader. He could also serve
as a mentor for Otto Porter, chosen No. 3 overall by Washington
last month in the draft.
Webster tweeted a video of himself saying: ”I’m back. You got
me for four years, D.C.”
It was the Wizards’ second move of the free agency negotiating
period. On Monday, they reached an oral agreement with Eric Maynor
to be their backup point guard.