Sunday, August 2, 2015

76ers extend Speights, Young, Smith

76ers General Manager Ed Stefanski announced today that the team has exercised the third-year contract option for forward-center Marreese Speights and the fourth-year options for forward Thaddeus Young and forward-center Jason Smith.

76ers extend Speights, Young, Smith

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76ers General Manager Ed Stefanski announced today that the team has exercised the third-year contract option for forward-center Marreese Speights and the fourth-year options for forward Thaddeus Young and forward-center Jason Smith.

Of the extensions, Stefanski said, "Thaddeus, Jason, and Marreese are there of our young players who have done everything asked of them and contribute to show improvement every time they step out on the court. We are excited about the way they have developed to this point and we are looking forward to them continuing their careers with the Sixers."

The Sixers practiced today at PCOM and will be traveling this afternoon to Queens, NY, where they will play the New Jersey Nets tomorrow night in their final pre-season game.

--Kate

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