Thursday, October 23, 2008

Sixers waive Reiner

The Philadelphia 76ers have waived big man Jared Reiner. He appeared in one preseason game for the Sixers, scoring 6 points in five minutes of play.

Reiner (6-11, 245) attended the University of Iowa and was not selected in the 2004 NBA Draft but signed as a rookie free-agent with the Chicago Bulls for the 2004-05 season. In two seasons with the Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks, Reiner has played a total of 46 games with four starts, averaging 1.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in 8.2 minutes per game. This past summer, Reiner participated in the Sixers entry in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging 1.4 points and 2.2 rebounds. Last season, Reiner played abroad in both Spain and Germany.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS 2008-09 OPENING NIGHT ROSTER

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. DOB From Years Pro

1 Samuel Dalembert C 6-11 250 5/10/81 Seton Hall 6

4 Kareem Rush G-F 6-6 215 10/30/80 Missouri 5

7 Andre Miller G 6-2 200 3/19/76 Utah 9

8 Donyell Marshall F 6-9 245 5/18/73 Connecticut 14

9 Andre Iguodala G-F 6-6 207 1/28/84 Arizona 4

12 Royal Ivey G 6-4 215 12/20/81 Texas 4

14 Jason Smith F-C 7-0 240 3/2/86 Colorado State 1

16 Marreese Speights F-C 6-10 245 8/4/87 Florida R

21 Thaddeus Young F 6-8 220 6/21/88 Georgia Tech 1

23 Lou Williams G 6-1 175 10/27/86 South Gwinnett HS (GA) 3

30 Reggie Evans F 6-8 245 5/18/80 Iowa 6

33 Willie Green G 6-3 201 7/28/81 Detroit Mercy 5

42 Elton Brand F 6-9 254 3/11/79 Duke 9

50 Theo Ratliff C 6-10 235 4/17/73 Wyoming 13

Head Coach: Maurice Cheeks (West Texas State)

Assistant Coaches: John Loyer (Akron)

Jim Lynam (Saint Joseph's)

Jeff Ruland (Iona)

Assistant Coaches/Player Development: Aaron McKie (Temple)

Bernard Smith (East Stroudsburg (PA))

Athletic Trainer: Kevin Johnson (Indiana State)

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