Philadelphia’s depth chart is at the moment unsure because of the doable addition of James Harden, who’s trying to go away his present group. In gentle of this, the 76ers have determined to signal Kelly Oubre to a one-year deal. This resolution 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 most effective free agent out there, identified for his capability to attain with a median of 20.3 factors and 5.2 rebounds per recreation final season with Charlotte. Though he has areas in his recreation that want enchancment, reminiscent of his 3-point capturing, general effectivity, passing, and protection, there may be nonetheless a job for Oubre within the league and with the Sixers. This signing offers him the chance to showcase his abilities and probably safe future contracts.
Earlier than the addition of Oubre, the 76ers have 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 purpose to determine himself inside this group, however the complete lineup may endure modifications if Harden efficiently leaves his present group.