Report: Ennis returns to Philadelphia
NBA.com Global on Jul 03, 2019 07:25 AM
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The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to retain forward James Ennis with a two-year deal, according to a report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Free agent James Ennis has agreed to a two-year, $4.1M deal to return to Philadelphia, with second-year player option, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Ennis turned down more salary from multiple teams to return to a championship contender.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 2, 2019
Ennis was a key piece for the Sixers' bench last season with averages of 6.7 points and 3.1 rebounds over 58 games.
According the Charania, Ennis turned down larger offers from other teams to return to Philadelphia. His deal with the Sixers is reportedly worth $4.1 million.