Former Penn State point guard Tim Frazier signs two-year NBA contract
After the chaos that is the opening week of NBA free agency, smaller moves are made to help fill team needs.
One such move involves former Penn State star Tim Frazier. Frazier agreed to a two-year, $4.1 million deal Sunday to return to the New Orleans Pelicans, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania.
RFA guard Tim Frazier has agreed to a two-year, $4.1M deal to re-sign with the New Orleans Pelicans, league sources tell The Vertical.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 10, 2016
Frazier, the only former Penn State player currently in the NBA, joined the Pelicans midway through last season. Originally signing a 10-day contract with New Orleans, Frazier went on to average 13.1 points and 7.5 assists for the Pelicans, earning him his new contract.
A central figure of Penn State’s basketball team from 2009-14, Frazier was a part of the Nittany Lions’ last NCAA Tournament squad and earned first team All-Big Ten honors after the 2011-2012 season. He averaged 11.4 points and 4.7 assists during his collegiate career.