Monday , Jul , 11 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Sonics sign first-round pick Petro

=== Sonics sign first-round pick Petro ===

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – The Seattle SuperSonics signed 7-foot center
Johan Petro, their first-round selection in this year’s NBA draft, on Monday.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The 19-year-old Petro, a native of Paris, France, was the 25th overall pick.
He played professionally for Pau Orthez the last two years. He’ll play for the
Sonics’ summer-league squad — the Reebok Rocky Mountain Revue in Salt Lake
City, Utah — July 15-22.

Petro averaged 6.1 points and 3.3 rebounds per game in French Pro A for Pau
Orthez last season. He also averaged 5.1 points and 2.9 rebounds in Euroleague