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Sixers to re-sign Dedmon

The 76ers will sign Dewayne Dedmon to a second 10-day contract on Friday, according to a league source.

Sixers to re-sign Dedmon

Dewayne Dedmon (30) in NBA basketball action against the Charlotte Bobcats, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Philadelphia. (H. Rumph Jr./AP)
Dewayne Dedmon (30) in NBA basketball action against the Charlotte Bobcats, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Philadelphia. (H. Rumph Jr./AP)

The 76ers will sign Dewayne Dedmon to a second 10-day contract on Friday, according to a league source.

The Sixers originally added the 7-foot, 255-pounder on a 10-day contract on Jan 14, making him the first player signed by the franchise since it waived Dan Orton on Jan. 7.

A center, Dedmon was called up from the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, has averaged 3.8 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1 blocked shots and 14.8 minutes in five games with the Sixers.

His best performance came against the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. That’s when he scored 8 points on 4 for 5 shooting and had 7 rebounds and blocked a shot.

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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.

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