Philadelphia’s depth chart is presently unsure as a result of attainable addition of James Harden, who’s trying to depart his present staff. In gentle of this, the 76ers have determined to signal Kelly Oubre to a one-year deal. This determination was introduced by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and later confirmed by Noah Levik of NBC Sports activities Philadelphia. The contract might be for the veteran minimal, making it a low-risk transfer for Philly. Oubre, a 6’7″ wing participant, was the perfect free agent obtainable, identified for his potential to attain with a mean of 20.3 factors and 5.2 rebounds per recreation final season with Charlotte. Though he has areas in his recreation that want enchancment, resembling his 3-point capturing, general effectivity, passing, and protection, there may be nonetheless a task for Oubre within the league and with the Sixers. This signing provides him the chance to showcase his abilities and probably safe future contracts.
Earlier than the addition of Oubre, the 76ers had been planning to have Tyrese Maxey and Tobias Harris begin on the wing, with D’Anthony Melton, Danuel Home Jr., Furkan Korkmaz, and Danny Inexperienced as backups (with Inexperienced’s contract non-guaranteed). Oubre will now intention to ascertain himself inside this group, however the complete lineup might endure modifications if Harden efficiently leaves his present staff.