Philadelphia’s depth chart is presently unsure as a result of attainable addition of James Harden, who’s seeking to go away his present workforce. In mild 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 will probably be for the veteran minimal, making it a low-risk transfer for Philly. Oubre, a 6’7″ wing participant, was one of the best free agent obtainable, identified for his means 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, comparable to his 3-point capturing, total effectivity, passing, and protection, there’s nonetheless a task for Oubre within the league and with the Sixers. This signing offers him the chance to showcase his expertise 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 may bear adjustments if Harden efficiently leaves his present workforce.