Saturday, May 30, 2015

Sixers sign Holiday

The Sixers have signed first-round draft pick Jrue Holiday, selected 17th overall last month.

Sixers sign Holiday

The Sixers have signed first-round draft pick Jrue Holiday, selected 17th overall last month.

Contract terms were not announced, but first-rounders receive guaranteed 2-year contracts with an option for a third year and an option for a fourth. 

Holiday, 19, a guard from UCLA, started all five games for the Sixers/Nets entry in the Orlando Pro Summer League. He averaged 8.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, a team-high 3.0 assists and a team-high tying 1.60 steals in 29.0 minutes per game.

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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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