Thaddeus Young is returning to the Sixers. President Rod Thorn told the Daily News that a deal has been reached and that the hope is that Young would be in town tomorrow and be able to practice with the team, which will be on the floor at 3 p.m.
Young tweeted "Thanks to each and every one of my fans, family, friends, teammates and coaches who have been there (every) step of the way. I appreciate you guys."
In a statement announcing the deal, Thorn said,""We are very happy to have reached a tentative agreement with Thaddeus, who we consider to be an integral part of our long-term plans. Thad has thrived in his role under Coach Collins and we are happy to have him back with the Sixers."
Coach Doug Collins has said repeatedly how much he wanted Young back with the team. Young averaged 12.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and shot 54 percent from the floor coming off the bench for Collins last season. It is probably the role he will stay in this year.