Idaho Stampede Guard Justin Holiday Signs with Philadelphia 76ers for Year's 31st GATORADE Call-Up

Holiday, who climbed to No. 15 in NBADLeague.com's Prospect Watch, joins his brother in the Sixers' backcourt

NEW YORK, April 1, 2013 – The Philadelphia 76ers today signed Idaho Stampede guard Justin Holiday for the 31st GATORADE Call-Up of the 2012-13 NBA Development League season. He joins 122 players with NBA D-League experience currently on NBA rosters.

Holiday (6-6, 180, Washington) has appeared in 47 games for Idaho this season and is averaging 17.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 34.7 minutes. He has scored at least 30 points in five games, including a season-high 38 points on 14-of-21 shooting in a 114-107 victory over Reno on March 7. Holiday’s 2.4 spg. is tops in the NBA D-League.

Holiday will join his younger brother Jrue, an NBA All-Star this season, in Philadelphia. Justin Holiday played for the Sixers’ summer league team last year.

Holiday is expected to join the 76ers today and be available when the team travels to Charlotte to take on the Bobcats on Wednesday at Time Warner Cable Arena.