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Report: Martell Webster reaches deal with Washington

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PHOENIX - DECEMBER 15: Martell Webster #5 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on December 15, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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We told you early this morning that Martell Webster had gone in and worked out for the Washington Wizards and there seemed to be a fit

We’ll, we’ve got a fit. Marc Stein of ESPN just reported the deal is done.

Free-agent swingman Martell Webster has agreed to terms on a new contract with the Washington, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.

This will be a one-year minimum deal, which carries little risk for Washington. There are not a lot of wing minutes anyway behind Trevor Ariza, Bradley Beal and Jan Vesely.

Webster spent the last couple years with Minnesota but he has just never lived up to the potential and promise he had as the No. 6 overall pick of the Blazers. He’s a decent three-point shooter (37 percent last season) and that might be how the Wizards try to use him because the Wizards need shooters. But Webster is not great at it and has never been a real scorer in the NBA. He’s been solid to good on the defensive end, which is why he gets on the court.

But the Wizards see it as a good roll of the dice.