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Portland Trail Blazers Sign Ibou Badji To Two-Way Contract

Official Release /November 18, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore. (November 18, 2022) – The Portland Trail Blazers have signed center Ibou Badji to a two-way contract and have waived center Olivier Sarr, it was announced today by General Manager Joe Cronin. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Badji, 7-1, averaged 7.4 points (61.8% FG, 66.7% FT), 6.6 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 2.6 blocks in seven games (all starts) this season with the Wisconsin Herd, the NBA G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks. A native of Senegal, he also played for the country in the 2019 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup and averaged 6.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.1 blocks in seven games.

Sarr was signed to a two-way contract on September 7, 2022 and appeared in four preseason games for the Trail Blazers, averaging 4.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in 11.0 minutes.