PHILADELPHIA (AP) -The Philadelphia 76ers signed a pair of rookies acquired in draft-night deals in June.
Derrick Byars, the 42nd pick by Portland, and Herbert Hill, the 55th pick by Utah, both signed contracts with the 76ers on Tuesday.
The Sixers acquired the rights to Byars, a 6-foot-7 swingman out of Vanderbilt, for the rights to Petteri Koponen - the 30th pick - and cash. He averaged 17 points and 4.9 rebounds as a senior and was the Southeastern Conference player of the year.
Hill, a 6-10 forward/center out of Providence, was acquired for the rights to Kyrylo Fesenko, the 38th pick, and future draft considerations. He averaged 18.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.94 blocks as a senior when he was chosen as the Big East Most Improved Player.
Advertisement

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail OKC aims to spring stunner on Golden State Oklahoma City’s six-game road trip isn’t off to a great start. So what are the Thunder’s chances of actually keeping pace with the Warriors this evening?
Thumbnail Bucks vs. Rockets Prediction Are the Rockets a good bet to cover tonight against the Bucks following their loss last night to the Heat?
Thumbnail Trail Blazers vs. Hornets Prediction Will the Hornets snap their current five-game losing streak when they host the Trail Blazers tonight at 7:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Raptors vs. 76ers Prediction The Raptors are road favorites tonight in Philadelphia at 7:00PM ET. Will they cover against the Sixers?
Thumbnail Hawks vs. Pistons Pick Can the Atlanta Hawks continue their winning ways when they take on the Detroit Pistons tonight at 8PM ET?

NBA Team Pages