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Report: Sixers interested in Bazemore

The 76ers are interested in signing free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore, according to a report.

Report: Sixers interested in Bazemore

Free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore (left). (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore (left). (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The 76ers are interested in signing free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore, according to Basketball Insiders.

The 6-foot-5, 201-pounder is also attracting interest from the Los Angeles Lakers,  San Antonio Spurs, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz, Dallas Magic and Phoenix Suns.

Bazemore averaged a career-high 13.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steal in 23 games this past season with the Lakers.  The North Carolina native spent his first  1 ½  seasons with the Golden State Warriors after going undrafted out of Old Dominion in 2012.

He was traded with Marshan Brooks to the Lakers in exchange for Steve Blake on Feb. 19.  Bazemore averaged 6 points, 1.4 assists and 1.7 rebounds in a combined 67 games this past season with the Lakers and Clippers.

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Keith Pompey is in his first season covering the Sixers for The Inquirer after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons.

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