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76ers acquire Keith Bogans from Cavaliers

Keith Bogans became the newest 76er on Saturday, three days before the start of training camp. The Sixers acquired the veteran swingman and a 2018 second-round pick from Cleveland in exchange for a 2015 protected second-round pick. As a result, the Sixers became Bogans' third team in four days.

Keith Bogans became the newest 76er on Saturday, three days before the start of training camp.

The Sixers acquired the veteran swingman and a 2018 second-round pick from Cleveland in exchange for a 2015 protected second-round pick. As a result, the Sixers became Bogans' third team in four days.

The Cavaliers acquired the 11-year veteran on Thursday in a trade with Boston.

According to a league source, the Sixers made the move to help the Cavaliers create a $5.3 million trade exception. The source added that the Sixers were not sure they would keep Bogans.

The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder's $5.3 million salary for this season and $5.5 million for next season are not guaranteed.

Bogans played in just six games last season for the Celtics, scoring a total of 12 points.

The Sixers will be his 11th NBA stop. The former Kentucky standout was the 43d overall pick in the 2003 draft by Milwaukee. He was traded to Orlando on draft night.

Bogans then went on to play for Charlotte, Houston, Orlando (a second time), Milwaukee (a second time), San Antonio, and Brooklyn before signing a three-year deal with Boston last summer. He has averaged 6.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 1.3 assists over his career.

At Kentucky, he was the 2003 Southeastern Conference player of the year. He was also a second-team all-American that season.

The Sixers open training camp at Richard Stockton College in Galloway Township, N.J., on Tuesday.

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