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Free-agent guard Jannero Pargo signed with the Washington Wizards, who were looking to add backcourt depth while John Wall is sidelined with a left knee injury.
The 6-foot-1 Pargo averaged 5.6 points, 1.9 assists and 1.5 rebounds with the Atlanta Hawks last season, his eighth in the NBA.
He also has played with the Los Angeles Lakers, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets, with career averages of 6.5 points, 2.0 assists and 1.5 rebounds.
The Wizards announced the deal Monday.
On Friday, the team said Wall would be out for about two months, including the first month or so of the regular season.,
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Guard Jannero Pargo signed with the Washington Wizards. Terms were not disclosed. An eight-year veteran, Pargo has averaged 6.5 points, 2.0 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 429 career games. He averaged 5.6 points and 1.9 assists in 50 games for the Atlanta Hawks last season, and has also played for the Lakers, Bulls and Hornets. "Jannero brings us veteran leadership and added...
Jannero Pargo spent last season with the Hawks.
With Wall out for 8 weeks, the Wizards had to make a move. And that move is Jannero Pargo. The agreement is a 1yr deal at the vet’s min but only until Wall returns. Which kinda sucks for Pargo, but work is work I guess.
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall, tabbed to miss the first month of the regular season with a left knee injury, hopes he'll return sooner than expected.
''Luckily, I'm young,'' said Wall, who was diagnosed with the early stages of a stress injury to his left knee cap. ''Hopefully, it'll heal quicker than what it takes older people.'...
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The Atlanta Hawks sure look different as they prepare for the start of training camp Tuesday.
Joe Johnson is gone. So is Marvin Williams.
There's also a new general manager, Danny Ferry.
In all, the Hawks have only five players remaining from a team that made its fifth straight trip to the playoffs, only to be eliminated in the opening round by Boston.
One of the holdovers...
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