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Philadelphia 76ers officially re-sign Furkan Korkmaz

Jun 20, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Furkan Korkmaz (30) in action against the Atlanta Hawks in game seven of the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 20, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Furkan Korkmaz (30) in action against the Atlanta Hawks in game seven of the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers announced the re-signing of free agent Furkan Korkmaz on Monday.

Terms were not disclosed, but multiple outlets reported last week that the 24-year-old shooting guard had agreed to terms on a three-year, $15 million deal.

“We’re thrilled that Furkan is returning to the 76ers. His work ethic and commitment have helped him evolve into a high-level rotation player in the NBA,” president of basketball operations Daryl Morey said in a release. “He’s proven to be a dangerous 3-point threat and he continues to make great strides as a defender thanks to his length and size. We’re excited for Furkan’s future here.”

Korkmaz averaged 9.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 19.3 minutes in 55 games (11 starts) in 2020-21, his fourth season with the 76ers since they drafted him in the first round (26th overall) in 2016.

He has knocked down more than 100 3-pointers in each of the past two seasons and owns career averages of 8.0 points and 2.1 rebounds in 189 games (30 starts).

–Field Level Media