Suns sign Sabine Lee to two-way deal, waive Duane Washington
With the deepening of the season, many teams in the league are making adjustments to their lineups, and the Suns completed one sign and one cut today. According to a report from the famous NBA reporter Shams, according to relevant sources, the Suns will sign a two-way contract with Saben Lee, and at the same time will lay off guard Duane Washington Jr.
The 24-year-old Saben Lee entered the league in 2020. He was selected by the Knicks with the 38th overall pick in the second round. He served as a guard on the court and had played for the Pistons and Jazz before that. In this season, the Suns have signed two ten-day short contracts with Saben Lee. During this period, he represented the team in 10 games, averaging 7 points + 3.3 assists + 2.2 rebounds per game, a comprehensive performance It also earned him a two-way contract in the end.
Last summer, Duane Washington Jr.’s contract with the Pacers expired, and then signed a two-way contract with the Suns. He was also a guard on the court. During the absence of Paul and Booker due to injuries, Duane Washington Jr. has indeed played a few games with relatively good statistics, but his scoring efficiency is very low. So far this season, his shooting percentage is less than 40%. The season average is 7.9 points, 1.2 rebounds and 2 assists per game. .
In the past two seasons, the Suns have achieved relatively good results, but this season has been affected by factors such as injuries, resulting in their unsatisfactory record, and they are still struggling for a playoff spot. According to reporter Eric Pincus, after the end of this season, the Suns are expected to make major adjustments to the lineup, and Paul will also face leaving the team.