Veteran post player Johnson returning to Sixers

Amir Johnson is returning to the 76ers on a one-year deal.

Amir Johnson is reportedly returning to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports the free-agent big man and the team are in the process of finalizing a one-year contract.

The 31-year-old 13-year veteran averaged 4.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 15.8 minutes in 74 games (18 starts) for the 76ers last season.

The 6-foot-9, 240-pound Johnson shot 53.8 percent from the field last season. He is a career 57.2-percent shooter.

The veteran big man has played 13 seasons in the NBA with the Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons, Boston Celtics and the 76ers.