Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 7/6/12
The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a one-year contract with guard Nick Young. Young's agent, Mark Bartelstein, told The Associated Press on Friday that the deal is for one season in the $6 million range. Deals cannot be signed until July 11. Young spent his first four-plus seasons with the Washington Wizards before he was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in March. He's averaged 11.4 points over his career. Young, a two-time all-conference standout at Southern California before becoming a consistent NBA scorer in five seasons with Washington, averaged 14.2 points last season, and 17.4 points in 2010-11. The versatile swingman could take the place of former Sixers guard Lou Williams, who opted out of the final year of his contract that was worth $6.4 million. ''He's got more size, gives you a little more versatility, and Nick's a big-time scorer,'' Bartelstein said. ''The more we took a look at the situation, it's a perfect fit for Nick at this stage in his career.'' William...
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