Johan Petro goes to a new team:Nets reach agreement with backup C Johan Petro - By TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports, June 10, 2010
The New Jersey Nets have reached a contract agreement with center Johan Petro.
The Nets did not announce the terms of the deal Saturday, but an NBA official with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press the contract is for $10 million over three years. The official requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak for the team.
Petro will be a backup for Brook Lopez. Petro averaged 5.1 points and 4.2 rebounds in five seasons with Seattle-Oklahoma City and Denver.
The agreement is contingent on Petro passing a physical....
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