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Sixers Waive Darryl Watkins

PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JULY 16, 2012 – The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that they have waived center Darryl Watkins.  He was acquired by the Sixers in a three-team trade last Wednesday.

The Sixers obtained Watkins from New Orleans and forward Dorell Wright from Golden State while sending the rights to Edin Bavcic to the Hornets, who also traded Jarrett Jack to the Warriors.

In 14 career games across two seasons with Sacramento and New Orleans, Watkins has averaged 2.5 points and 2.8 rebounds in 12.0 minutes per game.