Sources: Sixers, Redick agree to 1-year contract


Free agent guard JJ Redick has reached agreement on a one-year, $23 million contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, league sources told ESPN.

“It’s where I wanted to be,” Redick told ESPN in a text message.

Redick also took to Twitter to indicate he’s heading to Philly.

Redick’s agent, Greg Lawrence of Wasserman Media Group, and Sixers President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo completed talks on the deal this afternoon, league sources told ESPN.

Redick has long been intrigued with signing with the Sixers, impressed with the franchise’s young talent and enthusiastic about playing for coach Brett Brown. Redick recently located to the East Coast from Los Angeles, where he spent the past four seasons with the LA Clippers.

Now in his 11th season, Redick is one of the top shooters in the league, with his career 3-point shooting percentage of 41.5 and his true shooting percentage of 59.7 ranking 14th and 23rd, respectively, all time.

He’s spent the last four seasons with the Clippers, averaging 15.8 points and 2.5 made 3-pointers per game.

Redick, 33, was ranked No. 25 on the list of top available free agents this offseason compiled by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton.

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