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Gerald Henderson signs with Philadelphia 76ers

Former Trail Blazer Gerald Henderson inks deal with 76ers.

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Former Portland Trail Blazer Gerald Henderson has inked a two-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, according to Chris Haynes at

The contract is worth $18 million, according to Haynes.

As of July 4, the Blazers were still one of 7-8 teams interested in Henderson's services. With the signing of Evan Turner, however, Henderson was likely a redundancy on the roster.

Last season, Henderson appeared in 72 games for the Blazers, averaging just under 20 minutes per game. He averaged 8.7 points and 2.9 rebounds per game in that span.

Henderson joins former Trail Blazer Sergio Rodriguez in Philly. Rodriguez, who last appeared in the NBA in 2010 and has been playing in Spain since then, signed a 1-year, $8 million contract with the Sixers this offseason. Former Blazer Jerryd Bayless also agreed to sign with the Sixers this week.

This will not be the first time a Henderson plays for the 76ers. Henderson's father, also Gerald, previously played in Philadelphia.