Thunder Sign Deonte Burton To Multiyear Deal

3:27pm: Oklahoma City has officially signed Burton to a full NBA contract, announcing the news in a press release.

2:42pm: The Thunder have agreed to a new multi-year deal with guard Deonte Burton, converting him from a two-way contract to a standard NBA contract, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports (via Twitter).

Burton, 25, originally signed a two-way deal with the team last July. He went undrafted in 2017 after spending seasons at Marquette and Iowa State, later attending training camp with the Timberwolves before heading overseas to play in South Korea.

Burton has appeared in 23 games with the Thunder this season, averaging 3.1 points, one rebound and 8.7 minutes per contest off the bench. He’s holding shooting averages of 44 percent from the floor and 33 percent from deep.

The Thunder had been carrying 13 players on standard contracts, so promoting Burton to the 15-man roster helps the team get back to the NBA-mandated 14-player minimum.

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