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The Philadelphia 76ers have waived big man Justin Patton to make a roster spot for center Greg Monroe, whose 10-day contract with the Celtics expired on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old power forward/center will be eligible for the postseason.

This season, Monroe has played for the Toronto Raptors and the Boston Celtics and averaged 4.7 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game.