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The Phoenix Suns have signed Elie Okobo, the 31st overall selection in the NBA draft, to a rookie contract, according to a report.
Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports Phoenix has signed the Frenchman to a four-year, $6 million deal.
The Phoenix Suns and No. 31 overall pick Elie Okobo of France have agreed on a four-year, $6M rookie deal, league sources tell Yahoo. Okobo's deal will be guaranteed in first two seasons, with team options on Years 3 and 4.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 24, 2018
The report says Okobo’s contract will be guaranteed for the first two years and will then shift to team options for years three and four.
The 20-yer-old guard played for French team Pau-Lacq-Orthez in the French League (Pro A) the last three seasons. Last season, averaged 12.9 points, 2.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 0.9 steals per game, shooting 47.5 percent from the floor. His season was highlighted by a historic 44-point performance against Monaco: