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The New Orleans Pelicans have reached an agreement with restricted free-agent guard Tyrone Wallace on an offer sheet, according Shams Charania of Stadium.
Sources: Clippers restricted free agent Tyrone Wallace has agreed to an offer sheet with the New Orleans Pelicans. Clippers placed a two-way qualifying offer on Wallace and can match deal.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 3, 2018
Ian Begley of ESPN reports the offer sheet is for two-years and is a minimum-salary deal that is partially guaranteed.
New Orleans Pelicans’ offer sheet for restricted free agent Tyrone Wallace is for two years at the minimum and partially guaranteed, per ESPN sources. Los Angeles Clippers can match the offer.
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) September 3, 2018
Wallace, a 24-year-old left-hander, finished last season on a two-way pact with the Los Angeles Clippers, who extended him a qualifying offer after the season.
Unlike players such as Rodney Hood and Patrick McCaw, who are traditional restricted free agents, Wallace is a two-way RFA, which also gives the Clippers the right to match any offer sheet he signs.
The 6-foot-5, 205-pound point guard averaged 9.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 28.4 minutes in 30 games (19 starts) for the Clippers last season, shooting 44.5 percent from the field, 25.0 percent from the 3-point arc and 78.2 percent from the free-throw line as he became part of coach Doc Rivers’ rotation.
The Clippers already have 15 players on guaranteed contracts on their roster, along with the non-guaranteed deal with Patrick Beverley. Once Wallace signs the offer sheet, Los Angeles will have two days to decide whether or not to match.
Wallace was the 60th overall selection in the 2016 NBA draft by the Utah Jazz out of the University of California.