Philadelphia’s depth chart is presently unsure because of the potential addition of James Harden, who’s trying to go away his present staff. In mild of this, the 76ers have determined to signal Kelly Oubre to a one-year deal. This choice was introduced by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and later confirmed by Noah Levik of NBC Sports activities Philadelphia. The contract shall be for the veteran minimal, making it a low-risk transfer for Philly. Oubre, a 6’7″ wing participant, was the perfect free agent accessible, recognized for his capability 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, equivalent to his 3-point taking pictures, general effectivity, passing, and protection, there may be nonetheless a job for Oubre within the league and with the Sixers. This signing provides him the chance to showcase his abilities and doubtlessly 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 goal to ascertain himself inside this group, however the complete lineup might endure adjustments if Harden efficiently leaves his present staff.