Thursday January 15th, 2015

The Philadelphia 76ers will sign guard Larry Drew II to a 10-day contract, Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears reports.

Drew, 24, has spent this season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce in the D-League. He is averaging 11.0 points, 10.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds over 21 games this season.

Drew went undrafted in 2013 after playing for UCLA and North Carolina during his college career. His father, Larry, is a former NBA player and head coach, most recently of the Milwaukee Bucks.

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The 76ers have a need for a backup point guard with Tony Wroten out of the lineup with a knee injury.

Philadelphia has an open roster spot after placing Andrei Kirilenko on the suspended list earlier this month for failing to report to the team.

The 76ers are have the third-worst record in the league at 7-31 this season.

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