Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Sixers Claim Swingman James Anderson and Center Tim Ohlbrecht off Waivers
The Sixers have claimed swingman James Anderson and center Tim Ohlbrecht off of waivers from Houston.
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JULY 16, 2013 – The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that they have claimed swingman James Anderson and center Tim Ohlbrecht off waivers. Both players were waived by Houston on July 15.
Anderson (6-6, 215) was originally the 20th overall pick by San Antonio in the 2010 NBA Draft. In three NBA seasons with the Spurs and Rockets, Anderson has appeared in 116 games with six starts, averaging 3.7 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists in 11.1 minutes per game.
This past season, Anderson was a member of Atlanta’s training camp and preseason roster before being waived prior to the start of the regular season. After a brief stint with the Rio Grande Vipers in the D-League, Anderson signed with the Spurs on Nov. 21 and appeared in 10 games before being waived on Dec. 20. The 24-year-old returned to the Vipers before being signed by the Rockets for the remainder of the season on Jan. 2.