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ko8e24
08-14-2009, 01:46 PM
Sign of the decade! :smoking:

http://www.philly.com/dailynews/sports/20090814_Sixers_sign_Brezec_to_1-year_deal.html

Sixers sign Brezec to 1-year deal
Philadelphia Daily News

Daily News Staff Report

The Sixers have signed free-agent center Primoz Brezec to a 1-year contract worth $1.1 million.

The 7-1 Brezec, who entered the league with the Indiana Pacers as a first-round draft choice in 2000 (No. 27 overall), is the fifth big man on the current roster, joining Dalembert, Elton Brand, Marreese Speights and Jason Smith.

The signing was first reported last week in the Daily News.

"We feel that Primoz will provide us with additional size and depth in the front court, but just as beneficial is the wealth of experience he brings to the team not only on the NBA level, but internationally as well," Sixers president/general manager Ed Stefanski said in a statement.

Brezec, 29, has career averages of 7.6 points and 4.1 rebounds, also logging time with the Charlotte Bobcats, Detroit Pistons and Toronto Raptors. He posted career highs of 13.0 points and 7.4 rebounds with the Bobcats in 2004-05.

He spent last season in Italy, and last played in the NBA with the Bobcats, Pistons and Raptors in '07-08, appearing in a combined 50 games. He has been a starter in 214 of his 321 career appearances.

A member of the Slovenian National Team, Brezec has competed in the 2003 and 2005 FIBA European Championships and the 2006 FIBA World Championship.

Suns113
08-14-2009, 02:14 PM
whos that lol

MiamiHeat
08-14-2009, 02:15 PM
great great move
what a steal!!

:clap:

Primoz will lead the Sixers to the finals

Jays Claw
08-14-2009, 02:15 PM
I really don't see Primoz Brezec getting much playing time there.

Hellcrooner
08-14-2009, 02:20 PM
mvp mvp forget mo malone!!!

Jays Claw
08-14-2009, 02:26 PM
Seems like there is a lot of unnecessary sarcasm going on in this thread.

mikedesi1004
08-14-2009, 02:31 PM
i like the pick up for the sixers...solid backup

IDB Josh M
08-14-2009, 02:32 PM
Who?

ttam68
08-14-2009, 02:32 PM
Is this you'r 5th thread of the day?

No need to post minor news in the main forum

MiamiHeat
08-14-2009, 02:32 PM
Who?

Mike Jones

daleja424
08-14-2009, 02:35 PM
i like the pick up for the sixers...solid backup

wont see any time

Trouble87
08-14-2009, 02:36 PM
solid back up... might even take the starting spot from Dalembert

RaptorsFanatic
08-14-2009, 02:42 PM
Either you guys dont watch basketball or you like to overrate people for no reason.

Verdict: Primoz Brezec ****ing sucks!

Jays Claw
08-14-2009, 02:47 PM
Primoz Brezec is nothing more than a end of the bench player for everyone's information.

ttam68
08-14-2009, 02:49 PM
solid back up... might even take the starting spot from Dalembert

Haha he's our 5th big man behind Brand, Dalembert, Speights, and Jason Smith. And Thad Young may play some at the 4. He isn't a major contributor and wasn't even in the league last year. This thread was made in sarcasm.

Raps18-19 Champ
08-14-2009, 02:54 PM
He sucked on the Raptors but he could be solid for 76ers.

Chronz
08-14-2009, 03:47 PM
He and Brand compliment eachother

ko8e24
08-14-2009, 03:52 PM
I actually think he pretty decent post defender, did okay during his time with the bobcats.

lorenz00
08-14-2009, 05:15 PM
yee primo..... MVP

mark1125
08-14-2009, 06:06 PM
Barring injury and/or trade, he is a 12th man. Non factor.

BALLER71
08-14-2009, 06:14 PM
I remember one time he single handedly owned the Miami Heat.
No joke.

Toenail Clipper
08-14-2009, 07:37 PM
WOAH!
The best player to play in the NBA has just signed with Sixers.
WOOOHOOO!
:D

Beno7500
08-14-2009, 08:42 PM
I hate this guy just because of his name