Jerryd Bayless

AP source: Jerryd Bayless gets 3 years, $27M from 76ers

New Philadelphia 76ers President Bryan Colangelo's biggest priority heading into free agency was to find a veteran point guard to help organize a team full of youngsters.

He is turning to a familiar face to help get the job done.

The 76ers agreed to terms with veteran guard Jerryd Bayless on a three-year deal worth $27 million, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be signed until July 7.

The 27-year-old Bayless was a valuable backup for the Milwaukee Bucks for the last two seasons. He averaged 10.4 points and 3.1 assists last season. His deal with the Sixers...