Friday, March 6, 2015

Sixers sign Dedmon to 10-day contract

UPDATE: The 76ers officially announced the signing of center Dewayne Dedmon to a 10-day contract on Tuesday.

Sixers sign Dedmon to 10-day contract

Center Dewayne Dedmon. (Rick Bowmer/AP)
Center Dewayne Dedmon. (Rick Bowmer/AP)

UPDATE: The 76ers officially announced the signing of center Dewayne Dedmon to a 10-day contract on Tuesday.

From Monday night: The 76ers have interior help on the way.

They will sign center Dewayne Dedmon to a 10-day contract on Tuesday morning, a league source has confirmed.

The 7-foot, 255-pounder was averaging 15.2 points, 13.5 rebounds and 2.3 blocked shots with the Santa Cruz Warriors, the Golden State Warriors’ NBA Developmental League affiliate.

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Dedmon, 24, had a brief stint with the Golden State Warriors after going undrafted out of Southern California this summer.

He was in Philadelphia working out for the Sixers on Monday along with Jarvis Varnado,  Kyrylo Fesenko and Hamady N’Diaye.

The Sixers have a spot available after waiving reserve center Daniel Orton last week.

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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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