OAKLAND, CA - MAY 11: Gerald Henderson #9 of the Portland Trail Blazers drives on Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors during Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs on May 11, 2016 at Oracle Arena in Oaklan
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July 05, 2016

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to terms with guard Gerald Henderson on a two-year deal worth $18 million.

The two sides came to agreement on Tuesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until Thursday.

Henderson averaged 8.7 points in his first season with Portland. He spent the first six seasons of his career in Charlotte before being traded to the Trail Blazers, where he was a valuable two-way player that helped make them one of the surprising success stories of last season.

Henderson grew up in the Philadelphia area before going to Duke. The 28-year-old joins Jerryd Bayless as veteran additions to the Philly backcourt.

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