Sixers waive C JaVale McGee

Philadelphia, PA ( - The Philadelphia 76ers have waived recently acquired center JaVale McGee.

The Sixers announced Monday that McGee was waived prior to midnight on Sunday, making him eligible to join a postseason roster.

They acquired the 7-footer and Oklahoma City's protected 2015 first-round pick from the Denver Nuggets on Feb. 19.

McGee, 27, averaged 3.0 points and 2.2 rebounds in six games for the Sixers and has averaged 4.6 points and 2.7 rebounds in 23 games overall this season, his seventh in the NBA since being drafted 18th overall by Washington in 2008.