Friday, December 26, 2014

Sixers add pair of post players

The 76ers announced the signings of free-agent post players Solomon Alabi and Nayal “Mac” Koshwal on Saturday. Their additions brings the Sixers training camp roster to 20 players.

Sixers add pair of post players

Toronto Raptors Solomon Alabi (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi).
Toronto Raptors Solomon Alabi (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi).

The 76ers announced the signings of free-agent post players Solomon Alabi and Nayal “Mac” Koshwal on  Saturday. Their additions brings the Sixers training camp roster to 20 players.

Alabi was selected in the second round of the 2010 draft before his rights were traded to the Toronto Raptors. The 7-foot-1, 250-pounder played for the Raptors during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons. The 25-year-old played for  Idaho Stampede of the NBA Development League and Ikaros Chalkidas B.C. in Greece last year.

The 6-foot-10, 255-pound Koshwal had several minor league stints after declaring for the draft following his junior season at DePaul back in 2010.

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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.

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