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Dorell Wright headed to Portland

Dorell Wright's days as a 76er are over, as he signed a two-year deal with the Trail Blazers.

Dorell Wright headed to Portland

Dorell Wright has thrown up his hands for the last time as a Sixer. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Dorell Wright has thrown up his hands for the last time as a Sixer. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

ORLANDO -- Dorell Wright's days as a 76er are over.

The unrestricted free agent has reached an agreement on a two-year, $6 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers.

After making his decision, the 6-foot-9 small forward tweeted: "Thank you Philly 76ers and fans! Teammates too"

Wright averaged 9.2 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists this past season. He also shot 37.4 percent on three pointers during his lone year with the Sixers.

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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.

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.

Narducci also has a true passion for South Jersey scholastic sports, which he has covered for many years.

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