Archive for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Webber accepts buyout from 76ers

January 11, 2007


The Philadelphia 76ers completed the paperwork to buy out the remaining 11â2 seasons on Chris Webber's contract Wednesday, ending two disappointing years for the former All-Star who did not want to be part of the franchise's rebuilding process.

Webber missed 11 of the last 14 games, officially because of foot and ankle injuries, but the 33-year-old forward had become frustrated both with his reduced role and the Sixers mired in last place in the Eastern Conference.


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