Philadelphia 76ers Notes, Quotes 2009-06-30

--Andre Iguodala and Thaddeus Young were named to the 25-member USA Basketball minicamp that begins July 22 in Las Vegas. Among the young NBA players joining the Sixers' forwards are Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose and ex-Sixer Kyle Korver.

--The Sixers unsuccessfully tried to acquire a shooting guard in the second round. They were interested in Central Florida's Jermaine Taylor, Kentucky's Jodie Meeks and LSU's Marcus Thornton.

--The Sixers traded this year's second-round pick to the Heat on draft day 2007 to acquire F/C Jason Smith.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "They're young and athletic. That describes me." -- Rookie guard Jrue Holiday on the Sixers.



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Added: June 30, 2009