Thursday , Jul , 28 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Dixon agrees to deal with Trail Blazers

Washington, DC (Sports Network) – The Portland Trail Blazers and free agent
guard Juan Dixon have reportedly come to terms on a three-year deal worth $8
million.

Dixon’s agent, Calvin Andrews, confirmed agreement with the Washington Post,
but no contract can become official until the new collective bargaining
agreement is ratified.

The 26-year-old Dixon, the 17th overall selection of Washington in 2002,
scored 8.1 points and 1.6 assists in 63 games last season, 23 of which were
starts. For his career Dixon has averaged 8.2 points with 1.6 assists in 176
games, all with the Wizards.

Dixon starred collegiately at Maryland, where he is the school’s all-time
leading scorer. He also helped lead the Terrapins to the 2002 NCAA
championship.

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