View Full Version : Blazers To Sign UFA G Ronnie Price

07-18-2012, 06:51 PM
Portland Trail Blazers GM Neil Olshey told reporters outside a Las Vegas hotel on Wednesday that his team plans to sign unrestricted free agent point guard Ronnie Price.

Price will join the Blazers on a veteran's minimum deal and the contract could become official as soon as Wednesday.

"We're going to sign a point guard later today," Olshey said. "Just a minimum player that is going to flesh out our backcourt. We think he's going to be a nice addition."

Ronnie's on his way to Portland, he's doing a physical today, hopefully everything goes well there. He'll join the backcourt. He's very close to Damian [Lillard]. They work out together in the summer. He and Wes [Matthews] played together. He's a totally different look than what Damian and Nolan [Smith] bring to the table and I think he'll really complement those guys."

Price, 29, spent the 2011-12 season with the Phoenix Suns, where he averaged 3.6 points and 1.9 assists in 14.4 minutes per game off the bench. The 7-year veteran previously spent time with the Sacramento Kings and the Utah Jazz. He went to college at Utah Valley State.

Mainly brought in to mentor and work with rookie Lillard.

07-18-2012, 07:10 PM
Price is one of the few player that confuse me. Super athele great speed and can really shoot. For the life of me I cant figure out why he has not done more. I would love to see play under Mike D.........

07-18-2012, 07:14 PM