Veteran small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. has officially signed with the Philadelphia 76ers, the team announced Tuesday, inking a reported one-year deal with the team.
— Philadelphia 76ers (@sixers) September 26, 2023
Free agent G/F Kelly Oubre Jr., is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, sources tell ESPN. Oubre — who averaged 20 points for Charlotte last season — could get significant opportunity on the wing with the uncertainty around James Harden.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 18, 2023
Oubre, 27, is coming off a career season in which he averaged 20.3 points and 5.5 rebounds in 48 appearances with the Charlotte Hornets. Having previously played for Washington, Phoenix and Golden State, Oubre is averaging 12.8 points per game through eight NBA seasons.
He joins a Sixers squad looking to get over the hump after losing in the Eastern Conference semifinals in each of the past three seasons.