Sunday, July 5, 2015

Sixers sign four free agents for training camp

Training camp will begin Tuesday at Saint Joseph's for the 76ers and to get ready they signed four free agents.

Sixers sign four free agents for training camp

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Devin Searcy, seen here playing with the Sixers´ summer team in July, was picked up as a free agent by the team. (John Raoux/AP)
Devin Searcy, seen here playing with the Sixers' summer team in July, was picked up as a free agent by the team. (John Raoux/AP)

The Sixers will begin training camp with high hopes and four new players. The team announced today that it had signed the four free agents to bring to training camp. Signed were Dan Gadzuric, Devin Searcy, Xavier Silas and Damien Wilkins.

The 6-11, 240-pound Gadzuric has been in 527 NBA games, averaging 4.7 points and 4.4 rebounds during his 10 seasons. Las season he played in China and for the NBADL before signing with the Knicks in late April.

Searcy (6-10, 226) went undrafted out of Dayton in 2011 and played in the Japan league last year. He was a participant for the Sixers in the Orlando Summer League this past July, averaging 7.4 points and 7.6 rebounds.

The 6-5, 205-pound Silas was in the Sixers training camp last season before playing for the Maine Red Claws in the NBADL. He joined the Sixers late in the season and appeared in two games and was part of their playoff roster, seeing action in two more games.

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Wilkins (6-6,225) has appeared in 502 NBA games with an average of 6.3 points and 2.5 rebounds. He played 60 games for the Detroit Pistons last season.

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