3 Reasons Jrue Holliday Will Prove to 76ers He's Worth His Extension

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3 Reasons Jrue Holliday Will Prove to 76ers He's Worth His Extension
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Holliday just inked an extension and is ready to prove he is worth the money.

The Philadelphia 76ers locked up point guard Jrue Holiday with a big $40 million contract extension following the team's opening-game win on Halloween, and Holiday is ready to prove he is worth every penny for a team on the rise in the East.

The four-year extension, which will start next season, gives the Sixers their point guard of the future. Holiday is only 22 years old and already playing in his fourth NBA season. 

The Sixers are a team to watch in the Eastern Conference this year after they took down the Bulls in the playoffs last season before falling to the Celtics in seven games in the East semis.

A franchise point guard is not easy to lock up, but the Sixers were fortunate to do so, with Holiday ready to prove his worth for three reasons. 

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