Delaware 87ers Add Veteran Von Wafer

The Delaware 87ers announced Friday that they have claimed veteran journeyman, guard-forward Von Wafer off of waivers.

Wafer who played in the NBA for six seasons with seven different teams, including stints with the Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics  and Orlando Magic.Wafer was drafted  in 2005 NBA Draft out Florida State by the Lakers. The Veteran has averaged 7 points in 17 NBA playoff appearances.

Most recently, Wafer has been playing internationally with Leones De Ponce in the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) league and Jiangsu Tong Xi of the Chinese Basketball Association. The NBA veteran averaged  26 points, four rebounds and four assists while shooting 47-percent in both leagues in the 2015-2016 season.

To make room for Wafer, Sevens released guard Naadir Tharpe.

Tharpe only made one appearance in a Sevens uniform in the 87ers recent home win vs the Greensboro Swarm where he had  11 points, 5 assists, and 3 rebounds ( 3 defensive).

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