Wizards re-sign swingman Maurice Evans

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.