Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Sixers set training camp roster

Philadelphia, Pa. – September 27, 2010 – The Philadelphia 76ers have signed free agents James Florence, Trent Plaisted and Chris Quinn in preparation for Training Camp which runs from Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 at Saint Joseph’s University.

Florence (6-1, 186) finished his collegiate career as Mercer’s all-time leading scorer, supplanting Sam Mitchell in the process.  A four-year starter, Florence averaged over 19 points per game for his career.  He also averaged over two 3-pointers made per game, hitting at least 55 in each season.

Plaisted (6-11, 245) competed for the Sixers in the 2010 AirTran Airways Pro Summer League in Orlando.  In four games played, he averaged 7.3 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 61.1% from the floor.  Since leaving Brigham Young in 2008, Plaisted has played internationally in both Italy and Croatia.

Quinn (6-2, 175) has appeared in 193 games with 26 starts across four seasons with Miami and New Jersey, while averaging 5.2 points, 2.1 assists and 1.2 rebounds in 15.2 minutes per game.  He spent his first three and a half seasons with the HEAT before being traded to the Nets back in early January.

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