Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Free agent shooting guard Nick Young reportedly has agreed to terms on a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, a move that will trigger the release of power forward Elton Brand under the league's amnesty clause. Young's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said Friday the Los Angeles native has a one-year contract for about $6 million and ESPN.com reported Brand will be the salary cap casualty. Brand had the worst season in his 13-year career last season, 11 points and 7.1 rebounds a game. That's more than seven points less than his career average. The amnesty clause, which was negotiated the league's latest collective bargaining agreement, allows a team to waive one player between July 11-17 without him counting against the team's salary cap. Brand will still receive the $18 million he is owed next season, but he will go through a special waiver process for teams under the salary cap. ESPN reported the Dallas Mavericks are interested in claiming Brand. NBA free agents are in the negotiat...
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