Sources: Forward Andre Roberson agrees to three-year, $30M deal with Thunder

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Restricted free-agent forward Andre Roberson has agreed to a three-year, $30 million contract to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder, league sources told ESPN.

Roberson, 25, preferred a shorter three-year deal over the four years available to him, league sources said.

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Roberson, an NBA all-defensive second team choice this year, has been an integral part of the Thunder’s defensive identity, and his value to the franchise grows again with the arrival of All-Star Paul George to partner with MVP Russell Westbrook.

Roberson averaged a career-high 6.6 points and 5.1 rebounds in 79 games this past season. He holds career averages of 4.5 points and 3.9 rebounds in 256 games.

The deal is yet another move in a productive offseason for Thunder general manager Sam

Article source: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/19846123/restricted-free-agent-forward-andre-roberson-reaches-agreement-three-year-30-million-deal-stay-oklahoma-city

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