Monday, March 30, 2015

Wyatt signs with Chinese basketball team

Khalif Wyatt is no longer unemployed.

Wyatt signs with Chinese basketball team

Former Sixer Khalif Wyatt has agreed to a contract in China. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)
Former Sixer Khalif Wyatt has agreed to a contract in China. (Steven M. Falk/Staff Photographer)

Khalif Wyatt is no longer unemployed.

The 6-foot-4 guard signed a one-year deal with the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the China Basketball Association on Monday. This came four days after being released by the 76ers.

Wyatt, an undrafted rookie free agent out of Temple, appeared in four of the Sixers' seven preseason games. He averaged five points in limited action. The Norristown native also finished with four assists, one rebound, two steals and three turnovers.

Wyatt was a standout on the Sixers team in the Orlando Summer League. He averaged a team-best 13.8 points per game, or an analytic-friendly one point per 1.4 minutes. Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo, the second overall pick, averaged one point per 1.7 minutes.

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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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