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Blazers Sign Guard Tony Snell

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Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the news.

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The Portland Trail Blazers have signed free agent guard Tony Snell to a one-year contract, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Details regarding the deal have yet to be released. Prior to free agency, Snell played for the Atlanta Hawks after being traded to the Hawks by the Detroit Pistons in November 2020. During the 2020-21 season, Snell averaged 5.3 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.3 assists over 47 games played. Over his career, Snell has averaged 5.3 points on 56.9% shooting from beyond the arc, and he can play on the wing as well as at the shooting guard position.

Before his time with the Pistons and the Hawks, Snell spent three years with the Milwaukee Bucks, who acquired him from the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls drafted Snell with the 20th overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Snell spent three years at the Universty of New Mexico with the Lobos before declaring for the draft.