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76ers trade rumors and news: Philly adds Charles Jenkins via trade

In a small deal on Thursday, the Sixers acquired Charles Jenkins from Golden State.


The Philadelphia 76ers made a small trade at Thursday's NBA trade deadline, which passed at 3 p.m., acquiring point guard Charles Jenkins and cash considerations from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for a future second-round draft pick.

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Jenkins, 23, was the No. 44 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. The Hofstra product owns career averages of 3.9 points and two assists in 12.1 minutes. In the lockout-shortened 2011-12 season, Jenkins made 28 starts in 57 appearances overall.

The trade helps the Warriors get below the league's luxury-tax threshold. In exchange for their cooperation with Golden State, the Sixers get cheap help at point guard -- according to ShamSports, Jenkins' contract expires at season's end -- and some cash.

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