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Sixers reportedly add a veteran shooting guard to their young nucleus

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 26: Gerald Henderson #9 of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers on March 26, 2016 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 26: Gerald Henderson #9 of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers on March 26, 2016 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

The Philadelphia 76ers reportedly have added a veteran presence to their young lineup.

According to Yahoo Sports, the team has agreed to a two-year, $18 million deal with free-agent shooting guard Gerald Henderson.

Free agent Gerald Henderson has agreed to a two-year, $18M deal with the 76ers, league source tells @TheVertical.

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 5, 2016

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Henderson, 28, averaged 8.7 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game with the Portland Trail Blazers last season, shooting 43.9 percent from the field and 35.3 percent from 3-point range. He spent the previous six seasons with the Charlotte Hornets/Bobcats.

He was the 12th overall pick by the Bobcats in 2009 and has averaged 11.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists during his NBA career.

The Sixers, who won only 10 games last season, are trying to snap a four-year playoff absence with a young lineup that will feature No. 1 overall draft pick Ben Simmons.