Dorell Wright enjoyed the two best seasons of his career with the Golden State Warriors before being shipped to the Philadelphia 76ers in a cost-cutting move during the offseason.
With Jason Richardson ailing, he may get another start to show his former team what it's missing.
Philadelphia seeks a fourth straight victory over Golden State on Friday night as it continues a stretch of eight consecutive road games.
Wright started all 143 games he played for the Warriors over the last two seasons and averaged 13.8 points, including a career-best 16.4 in 2010-11. In order to cut salary, though, Golden State dealt Wright, making more than $4 million this season, for the rights to little-known Bosnian big man Edin Bavcic in July.
He's averaging 8.7 points while mainly coming off the bench for Philadelphia, but Richardson's lower back strain opened the door for Wright on Wednesday. The nine-year veteran came through with a season-high 28 points in a 99-89 win over Memphis.
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