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Philadelphia 76ers set to obtain Kelly Oubre Jr., reports say


Sep 19, 2023
Philadelphia 76ers set to obtain Kelly Oubre Jr., reports say

Philadelphia’s depth chart is at present uncertain due to the feasible addition of James Harden, who is hunting to leave his present group. In light of this, the 76ers have decided to sign Kelly Oubre to a 1-year deal. This selection was announced by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN and later confirmed by Noah Levik of NBC Sports Philadelphia. The contract will be for the veteran minimum, generating it a low-danger move for Philly. Oubre, a 6’7″ wing player, was the greatest totally free agent accessible, recognized for his capacity to score with an typical of 20.three points and five.two rebounds per game final season with Charlotte. Despite the fact that he has locations in his game that will need improvement, such as his three-point shooting, general efficiency, passing, and defense, there is nonetheless a part for Oubre in the league and with the Sixers. This signing provides him the chance to showcase his capabilities and potentially safe future contracts.

Ahead of the addition of Oubre, the 76ers had been organizing to have Tyrese Maxey and Tobias Harris begin on the wing, with D’Anthony Melton, Danuel Residence Jr., Furkan Korkmaz, and Danny Green as backups (with Green’s contract non-assured). Oubre will now aim to establish himself inside this group, but the whole lineup could undergo alterations if Harden effectively leaves his present group.

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