The Portland Trail Blazers have signed free agent forward Mario Hezonja. to a two year deal. The first year is for the minimum while the second year is reportedly a player option.
It is for real this time! Portland nearly signed him last year and it was errantly reported that he had before he decided on the New York Knicks. The 6’8 forward is an apt three point shooter and his versatility will come in handy for the Trail Blazers. With the departure of Al Farouq Aminu and Moe Harkless, Hezonja will likely see time at power forward as well as back up point.
His signing solidifies Portland’s wing and gives Portland a talented player off the Bench. Hezonja averaged nearly 9 points and 4 rebounds in 58 games for the Knicks last year. Look for those numbers to rise in Portland,
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