Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Sixers sign Rodney Williams

Rodney Williams is one of the newest 76ers.

Sixers sign Rodney Williams

Rodney Williams. (Jim Mone/AP file photo)
Rodney Williams. (Jim Mone/AP file photo)

Rodney Williams is one of the newest 76ers.

The undrafted rookie free agent out of Minnesota recently signed a partially guaranteed, multi-year contract with the Sixers, a team source confirmed. The guard/forward will be on the team’s roster when it opens the season against the Miami Heat on Oct. 30.  Williams could spend a portion of this season with the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA Development League affiliate.

The 6-foot-7, 205-pounder high-flyer averaged eight points and 1.2 rebounds in July for the Sixers’ Orlando Pro Summer League team. Williams averaged 10.1 points and five rebounds as a power forward at Minnesota last season.

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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.

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.

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