Sixers Add Sam Young

The Sixers have made a move today, acquiring Sam Young from the Grizzlies according to Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News.

Memphis will get the rights to 2005 second round pick Ricky Sanchez in return.

The Grizzlies were looking to make a move to get below the tax threshold which they were barely above.  Chris Broussard of had mentioned yesterday that the team was looking to make a move like this.

Young is in the final year of his deal.  The small forward had played in 21 games this season, averaging 3.5 points per game.