Sixers Make Deal at Deadline; Acquire Point Guard
The Philadelphia 76ers announced that they have completed a trade with the Golden State Warriors. The Sixers acquire second-year guard Charles Jenkins and cash considerations from the Warriors in exchange for a protected second round pick.
Jenkins (6-3, 215) was originally selected by Golden State with the 44th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. In 98 games with 28 starts for the Warriors, Jenkins averaged 3.9 points and 2.0 assists in 12.1 minutes per game.
As a rookie last season, Jenkins started 28 games for the Warriors, averaging 8.6 points, 5.1 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 24.9 minutes per game. He also posted an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.23 in those starts.
A native of Queens, N.Y., Jenkins attended Hofstra University and is the school’s all-time leading scorer with 2,513 points. He was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year as both a junior and a senior.