Report: Sixers deal Marshall, land Pleiss

Kendall Marshall will be a free agent once he clears waivers. (AP photo)

The 76ers are sending point guard Kendall Marshall to the Jazz for 7-foot-3 center Tibor Pleiss, two second-round draft picks and cash, according to a report from Yahoo Sports.

The Jazz are expected to immediately waive Marshall.

Marshall played 30 games for the Sixers last season, starting six. He averaged 3.7 points and 2.4 assists. He has also spent time with the Bucks, Lakers and Suns — the Suns drafting him No. 13 overall in 2012.

Marshall’s dad once alleged his son wasn’t getting minutes because the Sixers preferred to play white players. Marshall himself avoided the topic.

Pleiss is German and was drafted by the Nets in the second in 2010. The Nets immediately traded his rights to the Hawks, who sold his rights to the Thunder.

His rights were then traded to the Jazz in 2015.

Pleiss averaged 2.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 13 games as rookie last season with the Jazz. He spent much of the year with the team’s D-League affiliate in Idaho.

Marshall’s contract of $2 million for next season becomes guaranteed if he’s not waived before Saturday, Yahoo sported. Pleiss has $3 million guaranteed for 2016-17.

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