Josh Richardson Dons Philadelphia 76ers Jersey, Expresses Excitement About New Team'
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The Philadelphia 76ers posted a video on their official Twitter account of former Miami Heat star Josh Richardson wearing his new jersey and talking to the fans about his eagerness to be part of the franchise.

In the video, Richardson also says that he is ready to start working.

Although training camp is still months away, the former Heat swingman looks determined to improve on his game.

In his last season with the Heat, Richardson posted career-high averages in points (16.6), rebounds (3.6) and assists (4.1).

If he improves significantly next season, fans could be looking at another 20-point scorer for the Sixers. Last season, All-Star center Joel Embiid (27.5 points per game) was their only player to average more than 20 points a game.

Richardson was part of the blockbuster trade that brought Jimmy Butler to Miami’s shores.

The University of Tennessee product now has a unique opportunity to contend for a title with the Sixers, who lost in seven games to the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

With Toronto losing Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard to the Los Angeles Clippers this summer, the Sixers are among the few favorites to represent the East in the Finals this season.

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Omar is a freelance writer who has followed the NBA for more than 30 years. Prior to the Internet, he devoured every reading material he could find on the game from newspaper articles to books and magazines. He became a Heat fan the moment they acquired Tim Hardaway and his killer crossover, and lamented not seeing him and Alonzo Mourning win a championship. Seeing Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh play in Miami was a surreal moment for him and more so after they validated the Decision with back-to-back championships. He is ecstatic to cover Miami basketball for Heat Nation.