Andray Blatche will sign with the Brooklyn Nets next week for the league veteran minimum. (Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images)
Andray Blatche is headed up the East Coast to Brooklyn. His agent confirms that the forward will sign a Blatche will sign a one-year, non-guaranteed deal worth the league minimum of $1.1 million, the Washington Post reports.
Blatche, who played for the Washington Wizards last season, has averaged 9.9 points in his career, including a career high of 16.8 in 2010. Blatche had fallen out of favor with the team since signing a three-year, $28-million extension in September 2010.
Blatche had a disappointing 2011-12 campaign – on and off the court – and was eventually sidelined for the final 21 games to work on his conditioning after his weight ballooned to at least 280 pounds. The Wizards went 10-11 without him.