It’s two roster moves in two days for the Portland Trail Blazers after a relatively silent offseason.
General manager Joe Cronin and the Portland front office have signed another big man to compete with Moses Brown and Ibou Badji during training camp for a spot behind starting center Jusuf Nurkic.
Trail Blazers sign Iowa State, Puerto Rico center George Conditt
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Portland has signed George Conditt to an Exhibit 10 contract. Exhibit 10 contracts are one-year deals worth the minimum salary and allow for teams to waive players after training camp while retaining that player’s G League rights.
As Woj writes, Conditt will compete in Blazers training camp and likely end up playing for the franchise’s new G League team, the Rip City Remix.
Conditt is a 6-foot-10, 245-pound center who played four seasons for Iowa State in the Big 12, where he averaged 4.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.1 blocks in 14.5 minutes per game. He played in 117 collegiate games, starting 36.
The 23-year-old averaged 10.8 points, 7.4 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 30.6 minutes over five games in the 2023 FIBA World Cup playing for Puerto Rico.