Thursday, September 3, 2015

76ers close to re-signing Young

The 76ers are in the process of negotiating a deal to bring back forward Thaddeus Young.

76ers close to re-signing Young

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"I figure we´re close to getting something done soon," swingman Thaddeus Young said. (Steven M. Falk/Staff file photo)
"I figure we're close to getting something done soon," swingman Thaddeus Young said. (Steven M. Falk/Staff file photo)

The 76ers are in the process of negotiating a deal to bring back forward Thaddeus Young.

Young is a restricted free agent, meaning he can sign an offer sheet with another team, which the Sixers would then have three days to match.

But instead of waiting for another team's offer sheet, the two sides have moved together to try to get a deal done and get Young into training camp.

Nothing is set yet, but it's movement in the right direction for the Sixers, who have said repeatedly that their No. 1 priority this off-season is bringing back Young.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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