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It has been reported that the Sixers have acquired New Orleans 6-11 Center Darryl Watkins, in a three team deal. Watkins, who has played 14 total NBA games in five seasons, five of those games last season. Last season with New Orleans, he played 19 minutes a game scoring 4.6 points per game and had 5.4 rebounds.
Should we get excited yet? The idea of having another big man is certainly better than another small forward. Despite last year’s numbers in his brief stint with the Hornets let’s not get too excited yet. 14 games in two seasons over a five-year span. Watkins, I guess makes some sense if you are expecting an injury to Spencer Hawes.
The Sixers also added outside shooting threat Dorell Wright from Golden State. Wright is another small forward, but has shot a career 36.5% from beyond the arc. Wright is likely Jodie Meeks’ replacement.
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As we reported on Tuesday, the Sixers have traded for Dorell Wright. To add to that deal, the Sixers also acquired center Darryl Watkins from the New Orleans Hornets in a three team deal.
Golden State Warriors add point guard Jarrett Jack, trade Dorell Wright to Sixers.
New Orleans Hornets send center Darryl Watkins to the Sixers in exchange for the rights to Edin Bavcic
Team USA blew out the Dominican Republic last night in an exhibition game, 113-59. Kevin Durant showed why some consider him the best player in the planet, shooting 5-for-5 from the 3 point line in the first 15 minutes of the game. Durant finished with 24 point and had several entertaining plays.
Anthony Davis, who replaced an injured Blake Griffin, delivered one of the more memorable...
A person familiar with the decision says the Golden State Warriors have agreed to trade starting small forward Dorell Wright to the Philadelphia 76ers for the rights to a player currently in Europe.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because teams can't announce until the free agency moratorium ends Wednesday, said Golden State would receive a player the 76ers have...
Xavier Silas enjoyed a strong Orlando Summer League, possibly earning himself a spot in the Philadelphia 76ers' training camp this fall. The Northern Illinois product experienced a frightening moment Friday, though, when he was inadvertently hit in the head on a drive to the hoop. The Sixers initially feared a skull fracture, according to Yahoo! Sports, but Silas apparently got...
The Sixers have traded for Golden State Warrior, Dorell Wright. The Sixers have sent over a future draft pick, but it is believed to be the rights to Edin Bavcic, who currently plays in Europe, according to CSNphilly's Dei Lynam.
The Sixers acquired a 26 year old, 6'9 small forward who shot 36% from three point range. Wright also averaged 10.3 points per game, as well as...
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As we all know by now, the Sixers have signed Nick Young, amnestied Brand, and said good-bye to Lou-Will and hello to Dorell...
The Dallas Mavericks are set to sign free agent center Chris Kaman, reports The Dallas Morning News.
The deal is expected to be for one season.
Kaman confirmed the news himself via Twitter.
"Partnering up with @swish41 (Dirk Nowitzki) and heading to the Mavs..." Kaman posted on @ChrisKaman.
Kaman spent last season in New Orleans, playing in 47 games and averaging 13...
The New Orleans Hornet’s Anthony Davis will replace Blake Griffin on Team USA’s Olympics basketball team.
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First thing Wednesday morning, The 75-Member Staff noted that Mark Cuban had followed Chris Kaman on Twitter. Last thing Wednesday afternoon, the former All-Star center was tweeting about his love of 'Texas gun laws' and his excitement over 'partnering up with Dirk and heading to the Mavs.'
Chris Kaman and the Mavericks are close to agreeing on a one-year deal.
Golden State Warriors management insisted on draft night it was thrilled to see North Carolina standout Harrison Barnes fall into the team's lap. The club's actions then spoke louder than its words when the NBA reopened for business July 11. Dorell Wright, who started all but five of the Warriors' 148 games the past two seasons, was dealt to the Philadelphia 76ers...
Former number one overall pick Kwame Brown just keeps on getting deals, huh?
He will sign a 2 year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to CBS Sports. The contract is reportedly worth $6 million, with the second year being a player option.
This comes soon after Philadelphia used their amnesty clause on big man Elton Brand, thus erasing his salary from the cap and making him...
The Dallas Mavericks have won their bid for the services of veteran big man Elton Brand, per a report from Y! Sports Adrian Wojnaworski: The Dallas Mavericks have successfully claimed Elton Brand off amnesty waivers, a league source tells Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2012 Brand was waived by the Sixers Thursday [...]
The Warriors will acquire Jarrett Jack in their trade involving Dorell Wright.