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Washington Wizards Sign Larry Owens

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The Washington Wizards have signed Larry Owens, the team announced in a press release. Details of his contract are not yet known, but he will soon be in camp as the 16th member.

Owens was one of four Wizards players who had been operating on the qualifying offer at the beginning of the summer. The Wizards pulled the qualifying offer from Othyus Jeffers to make room under the cap for the Ronny Turiaf trade. The statuses of Nick Young and Hamady Ndiaye remain up in the air.

Here's the full press release.

The Washington Wizards announced today that they have signed forward Larry Owens.

Owens, a 6-7 forward, finished last season with the Wizards, averaging 6.2 points and 2.2 rebounds in five games after signing a 10-day contract on April 6. He also spent seven games with San Antonio last season and was named Second-Team All D-League as a member of the Tulsa 66ers.

The training camp roster now stands at 16 players.