Sixers acquire Young from Grizzlies
The 76ers got Sam Young in exchange for the rights to Ricky Sanchez
Young was the 36th overall pick by Memphis in 2009 out of Pitt
The Sixers acquired Sanchez's rights from Denver, along with Reggie Evans
The 6-foot-6, 220-pound Young, who plays guard and forward, was the 36th overall pick by Memphis in 2009 out of Pitt. He averaged 6.9 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 17.5 minutes per game with the Grizzlies.
"We feel Sam's overall skill set can be a valuable asset to our team," Philadelphia president Rod Thorn said. "He adds to our depth at two positions."
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