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Washington Wizards re-sign guard Raul Neto

May 26, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Washington Wizards guard Raul Neto (19) drives against Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry (31) during the third quarter of game two in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
May 26, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Washington Wizards guard Raul Neto (19) drives against Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry (31) during the third quarter of game two in the first round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Wizards re-signed free-agent guard Raul Neto to a one-year contract, according to a report Thursday by The Athletic.

The deal comes one day after Washington completed a five-team, sign-and-trade to acquire Spencer Dinwiddie, Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Aaron Holiday that sent 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 team 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