Blackmon signs rookie contract with Philadelphia 76ers

Indiana's James Blackmon Jr. in action during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Purdue, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. Purdue defeated Indiana 69-64. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

PHILADELPHIA (WANE) – Former Bishop Luers and Indiana University sharp-shooter James Blackmon Jr. is heading to Philadelphia.

The 76ers signed two players on Wednesday, inking Blackmon to a rookie deal and James Michael McAdoo to a two-way contract.

Blackmon left Indiana after his junior season where he averaged 17.0 points a game for the Hoosiers.

The Fort Wayne native is a familiar face for Philly fans. He played for the Sixers summer league team and averaged 8.0 points a game in five outings.