Sixers waive Haywood Highsmith
The Sixers came out of the draft with two players and still have plenty of roster space open with just four players under contract. Although they could have used some second-round picks to explore options with their depth, Elton Brand and company will instead look to free agency to fill out the roster.
Shake Milton, one of their two-way players last season, will have a good opportunity to crack the main roster heading into the 2019-20 campaign. He's expected to play in Summer League, which begins July 5.
Meanwhile, their other two-way guard, Haywood Highsmith, impressed in the G League but only played in five games for the Sixers. The team announced that they have waived Highsmith, opening a two-way spot on the roster.
The 22-year-old played 46 games for the Delaware Blue Coats, averaging 12.2 points on 42.7 percent shooting from the floor.
If Milton does indeed make the roster, the Sixers will have two spots open for two-way contracts for the 2019-20 season. 2019 second-round pick Marial Shayok could be someone that moves into that spot, but Summer League play will likely shed more light on players that could move into that two-way role for the Sixers.