The 76ers claimed guard Ish Smith off waivers Sunday, according to the team's official website. Smith was traded to the Pelicans from the Thunder during the trade deadline. The Pelicans subsequently released Smith. In 30 games, Smith is averaging 1.2 points and 0.9 rebounds. To make room for Smith, the team waived Malcolm Thomas.
76ers power forward Malcolm Thomas scored two points on 1 of 2 shooting in his team's 107-89 loss to the Pistons Saturday. Thomas came out of Friday's win over the Pelicans due to a leg injury and did not return, but he was able to return to his regular limited role one night later, playing seven minutes and also grabbing one rebound. The 76ers will face off with the Wizards Monday.
76ers forward Malcolm Thomas injured his leg in Friday's game against the Pelicans and will not return, the team announced. He did not record a point before leaving the game. In 13 games, Thomas is averaging 2.7 points and 3.5 rebounds.
Sources indicated the 76ers will re-sign forward Malcolm Thomas on Tuesday, reports Yahoo Sports. The 76ers waived Thomas in early November after he injured his knee. The injury was suppose to keep Thomas sidelined for a month. Thomas played in five games before suffering the injury and averaged 4.4 points and 4.6 rebounds.
The 76ers announced a pair of roster moves on Monday, per the Philadelphia Daily News. The team signed forward Drew Gordon from the NBA D-League and waived forward Malcolm Thomas. Thomas is expected to undergo left knee surgery, which will keep him sidelined for four weeks.
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