Philadelphia 76ers to Signal Anthony Tolliver For Remainder of the Season
Anthony Tolliver will reportedly proceed to swimsuit up for the Philadelphia 76ers.
After impressing Sixers head coach Doc Rivers, the workforce plans on signing the veteran energy ahead for the rest of the season, based on The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
The Philadelphia 76ers plan to signal 14-year NBA veteran Anthony Tolliver for the rest of the season, sources inform @TheAthletic @Stadium. Tolliver is finishing his second 10-day contract this weekend.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) April 30, 2021
Tolliver signed his second 10-day deal on April 22 that expires this weekend. NBA groups can solely signal a participant to a most of two 10-day contracts.
It seems unlikely the Sixers would use Tolliver within the playoffs except accidents necessitate it, however his budding relationship with youthful Sixers wanting to listen to tidbits of veteran knowledge is the important thing addition going ahead.
“If I don’t play, I’m in a unique place now the place it’s extra concerning the workforce successful and pursuing a championship, pursuing the final word purpose,” Tolliver stated after signing his first 10-day contract, per Yahoo Sports activities. “That’s why, when this chance got here up, I actually really feel prefer it was a extremely good match from that standpoint. Clearly, it’s a workforce that’s already competing with out me. … This workforce doesn’t want me. It’s simply a kind of issues the place if I can deliver worth in any approach I can, that’s what I’m right here for. That’s my purpose, is simply to deliver worth and convey one thing that one other participant that they might’ve signed can’t. That features management and … simply completely different views that sure guys haven’t had.”
In 62 minutes of play in Philly, Anthony has tallied eight factors on 1-for-10 taking pictures, six rebounds, and three steals. Philadelphia is Anthony Tolliver’s 11th cease in his NBA profession.