National Basketball Association News
Hornets sign West to contract extension
Oct 31, 2006, 5:10 GMT
Oklahoma City, OK - The Hornets signed forward David West to a contract extension.
The Daily Oklahoman reports it's a five-year deal worth $45 million.
West, starting his fourth year in the NBA, averaged 17.1 points and 7.4 rebounds last year. Last year was his first season as a starter for the Hornets.
West, who was the 18th overall draft pick by the Hornets in 2003, finished second in voting for NBA's most improved player last season.
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