Thursday, September 3, 2015

Report: Sixers interested in Bazemore

The 76ers are interested in signing free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore, according to a report.

Report: Sixers interested in Bazemore

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Free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore (left). (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore (left). (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

The 76ers are interested in signing free agent shooting guard Kent Bazemore, according to Basketball Insiders.

The 6-foot-5, 201-pounder is also attracting interest from the Los Angeles Lakers,  San Antonio Spurs, Boston Celtics, Atlanta Hawks, Utah Jazz, Dallas Magic and Phoenix Suns.

Bazemore averaged a career-high 13.1 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steal in 23 games this past season with the Lakers.  The North Carolina native spent his first  1 ½  seasons with the Golden State Warriors after going undrafted out of Old Dominion in 2012.

He was traded with Marshan Brooks to the Lakers in exchange for Steve Blake on Feb. 19.  Bazemore averaged 6 points, 1.4 assists and 1.7 rebounds in a combined 67 games this past season with the Lakers and Clippers.

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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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