Report: Spencer Dinwiddie to sign with Wizards, still working out sign-and-trade

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Spencer Dinwiddie won’t be playing in New York next season, for the Nets or Knicks.

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn guard is reportedly signing with the Wizards, though the specifics are still being worked out, including the potential inclusion of a third team for a sign-and-trade.

According to Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report, the deal would pay Dinwiddie roughly $60 million over three seasons, but talks are “still ongoing.” Bobby Marks notes that Washington doesn’t have the cap space to sign the 28-year-old outright, hence the need for a sign-and-trade, which could give Brooklyn a trade exception.

Dinwiddie played just three games last season before tearing his ACL, but before the injury, had been one of the team’s best bench players. He averaged 20.6 points per game during the 2019-20 season, and finished his five-year tenure with the Nets averaging 14.3 points per contest. Dinwiddie was considered a potential landing spot with the rival Knicks, but reportedly didn’t see the team as a good fit, according to the New York Post.

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