Sixers To Sign Rodney Williams

FRIDAY, 6:23pm: Agent Kevin Bradbury has informed Wolfson that Williams has signed his deal (Twitter link). The Sixers have yet to confirm it.

MONDAY, 2:10pm: The Sixers are expected to sign Rodney Williams to a multiyear contract tomorrow, according to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities. Wolfson tweets that the deal will likely include a partial guarantee.

Assuming his contract with the Sixers is only partially guaranteed, Williams won't necessarily have an inside track to a roster spot. Still, Philadelphia's camp is expected to be fairly wide open, which should give the 22-year-old a chance to earn a spot on the regular season roster. The club only has nine guaranteed contracts on its books for now, though that number will increase to 11 when Nerlens Noel and Michael Carter-Williams officially sign.

Williams, who went undrafted in June, averaged 10.1 PPG and 5.0 RPG in his senior year at Minnesota. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reported way back on the morning after the draft that Williams had agreed to a deal with the Sixers, though at the time it wasn't clear if it would be for more than Summer League play. Williams recorded 8.0 PPG and 1.2 RPG in five contests for Philadelphia's Summer League squad.

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3 thoughts on “Sixers To Sign Rodney Williams

  1. Darryl Gore

    Tank! Tank! Tank! Management is doing everything it can to make this team painful to watch on TV let alone pay for tickets.

  2. Rhett59

    Just like “Sheep” people will take what ever reporters say and run with it. Reporters say the Sixers are going to Tank the season and everybody and the mother automatically say they’re gonna tank. Think for yourselves and stop letting reporters or anyone use the power of suggestion on you so easily. Reporters love to put a negative spin on everything because they know that’s what people respond to and actually Want to here. It’s not set in stone that the balls will fall their way even if the are the worst team this season and they know this better than anyone.


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