Report: 76ers signing Gerald Henderson to two-year, $18 million contract

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If Jerryd Bayless and Sergio Rodriguez didn’t satisfy your desire for the 76ers to add fine/unspectacular veterans, Bryan Colangelo has a signing for you.

Chris Haynes of Cleveland.com:

Gerald Henderson is fine. His salary is fine. The 76ers probably won’t be fine, but at least they won’t be historically awful. That was important to them.

Henderson is a solid defender, and he has improved on 3-poiners throughout his career. He’s not much of a playmaker with the ball, and too much of his offense is based on 2-point jumpers to become super effective. But he helps Philadelphia, which hasn’t had enough NBA-ready wings to fill a rotation.

Plus, on a short-term deal, Henderson won’t restrict the 76ers once they’re ready to win and attract better talent.