Sixers sign guard Antonio Daniels - 4/5/2011
Philadelphia, Pa. April 5, 2011 The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that they have signed guard Antonio Daniels of the NBA Development Leagues Texas Legends. Daniels is the 21st GATORADE Call-Up of the 2010-11 D-League season.
Daniels (6-4, 205), has played 12 NBA seasons for Vancouver, San Antonio, Portland, Seattle, Washington and New Orleans. His last NBA season was with the Hornets in 2008-09.
In 868 career games played with 220 starts, Daniels is averaging 7.6 points, 3.4 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 22.6 minutes per game while shooting 44.4% from the floor, 31.2% from 3-point range and 79.3% from the line. He also owns a career assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.16.
Daniels has appeared in 80 career playoff games and won a championship with the Spurs in 1999.
In 38 games played with 37 starts in the D-League this season, the 36-year-old Daniels averaged 14.5 points, 8.6 assists, 4.8 rebounds and 1.45 steals in 38.3 minutes per game while shooting 44.8% from the floor, 42.5% from 3-point range and 86.8% from the line. He ranked second in the D-League in assists.
Daniels, who was originally the fourth overall pick by the Grizzlies in the 1997 NBA Draft, will wear No. 22 for the Sixers.