We have heard leading up to the start of free agency that the Sixers would be making a hard push for Clippers guard J.J. Redick.

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski the Sixers are meeting with the free agent at the start of free agency which began just after midnight.

"J.J. Redick he will not return to the Clippers, he's is meeting with the Sixers tonight," Wojnarowski said on The Jump.

"Philadelphia ideally would like to do a one-year deal at a very big number, $20 million-plus, potentially on a one-year deal - but he'd like a long-term contract."

So are the Sixers making one year offers to keep cap space open to try and position themselves for next summer when they are closer to making a bigger splash?

"Absolutely," Wojnarowski said. "They (Sixers) are willing to go $20+ million on a one-year deal and for Redick, he had hoped his market would be in that $17-18-19 million per year range."

There have been plenty of NBA reporters who have suggested that Redick would be a good fit for the Sixers with his ability to shoot the three-pointer, including Wojnarowski.

Wojnarowski said back in May that the 76ers are the favorites to sign Redick.

He's averaged 15.0 points and connected on .429 from three-point range for the Clippers last season.

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