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Washington Wizards announce new deal for Raul Neto

May 29, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Wizards guard Raul Neto warms up prior to the Wizards' game against the Philadelphia 76ers in game three in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
May 29, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Wizards guard Raul Neto warms up prior to the Wizards’ game against the Philadelphia 76ers in game three in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Wizards re-signed free-agent guard Raul Neto on Saturday.

Terms were not disclosed, but The Athletic reported earlier this week that it was a one-year deal.

The deal comes on the heels of Washington completing a five-team, sign-and-trade agreement to acquire Spencer Dinwiddie, Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Aaron Holiday while sending Russell Westbrook to the Los Angeles Lakers.

The 29-year-old Neto, who hails from Brazil, averaged 8.7 points and 2.3 assists last season in 64 games (22 starts) and shot 39 percent from three-point range.

Neto, who joined the Wizards in 2020, was a second-round draft pick by the Atlanta Hawks in 2013.

He spent four seasons with the Utah Jazz (2015-19) and one with the Philadelphia 76ers (2019-20). He has career averages of 5.6 points and 1.9 assists on 45.2 percent shooting.

–Field Level Media