76ers: Could Rush Be Next?

According to a story by the Intelligencer’s Tom Moore:

The Sixers roster is nearing completion. After officially signing fifth-year guard Royal Ivey on Monday the Sixers are now said to be close to a deal with sixth-year swingman Kareem Rush.

That would bring the roster to 12 players under contract after adding Rush (counting restricted free agents Andre Iguodala and Lou Williams).

As for Rush a 6-6, 215-pound SG; he hit a career-best 38.9 percent of his 3-pointers last season while averaging 8.3 points and 21.2 minutes for the Indiana Pacers.

The 27-year-old Rush is expected to sign for the sixth-year minimum of $926,678.

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5 responses to “76ers: Could Rush Be Next?

  1. Kareem Rush would be yet another quality upgrade to the 76ers roster. Under the leadership of Ed Stefanski and the coaching of Mo Cheeks, Philly is constructing a very solid team. If Brand can stay healthy, expect them to continue their gradual rise in the Eastern Conference.

  2. Completely agree Khandor. I look for the Sixers to be a scary surprise in the East.

  3. Jim Stark

    Anybody know who is that #5 Knick on the picture above with Kareem?

  4. I think its Temple alum Mardy Collins.

  5. He was #25, but it appears his arm is blocking the ‘2’.