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The Sixers seem to have an affinity for local products. After signing former Temple standout Khalif Wyatt a shot at a roster spot, Philadelphia has signed another local product, power forward Brandon Davies. The deal was first reported by Greg Wrubell of KSL Radio in Utah.
Davies, who grew up in Philadelphia, spent the past four seasons at Brigham Young University. Davies is well known for being suspended from BYU's team in 2012 for violating the team's honor code. He was reinstated this past year, and averaged 17.7 points per game, as well 8 rebounds, but went undrafted in the 2013 NBA Draft.
The 22-year-old was signed by the Los Angeles Clippers on September 5th, and after spending the preseason with the team, was waived earlier this week.
Sources say several teams were interested in the services of Davies, but the 6'9", 235 lbs. big man opted to return to his birthplace. The deal is non-guaranteed, and sources say Rodney Williams was officially released to mak...
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Brandon Davies is returning to his homeland of Philadelphia.
Davies, who played a major role in Brigham Young University’s success in the 2011-12 and 2012-13 NCAA tournaments, has agreed to a deal with the Sixers, according to Greg Wrubell of KSL Radio.
Coach Rose told us Brandon Davies has a deal to join the Philadelphia 76ers; Davies was waived by the Clippers in the last week...
The Philadelphia 76ers have signed Brandon Davies.
Davies grew up in Philadelphia and played collegiately at BYU.
Davies averaged 17.7 points and eight rebounds per game.
The Los Angeles Clippers had Davies in the preseason and was waived last week.
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Griffin image courtesy of Getty Images
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