According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Portland Trail Blazers will sign Jamaree Bouyea.
Jamaree Bouyea is coming off his rookie year in the NBA, where he played five games for the Washington Wizards and Miami Heat.
The 24-year-old averaged 3.0 points and 1.2 rebounds per contest while shooting 42.9% from the field and 33.3% from the three-point range.
The Portland Trail Blazers are signing guard Jamaree Bouyea to a two-way NBA contract, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Bouyea spent parts of last season with the Heat and Wizards while averaging 18.6 points and 6.2 assists for G League Sioux Falls.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 11, 2023
Bouyea was a free agent, and Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium now reports that he is signing a two-way deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.
Via Charania: “The Portland Trail Blazers are signing guard Jamaree Bouyea to a two-way NBA contract, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Bouyea spent parts of last season with the Heat and Wizards while averaging 18.6 points and 6.2 assists for G League Sioux Falls.”
Bouyea spent a significant amount of time in the G League (last season) and averaged 17.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.0 blocks per contest while shooting 55.0% from the field and 32.9% from the three-point range in 23 regular season games.
He also appeared in 16 Showcase Cup games and three G League playoff games.
JAMAREE BOUYEA WITH THE VICIOUS JAM AND STARE-DOWN 😤 pic.twitter.com/JLES43H6jf
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) July 3, 2023
As for the Trail Blazers, they are 3-5 in their first eight games and in the middle of a two-game losing streak.
Most recently, they lost to the Sacramento Kings (in overtime) by a score of 121-118.
Jerami Grant led the team with 38 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three blocks while shooting 12/25 from the field and 5/8 from the three-point range in 46 minutes of playing time.
They will play their next game against the Los Angeles Lakers (on Sunday) in California.