Report: Kelly Oubre Jr. expected to sign with Philadelphia 76ers

Published September 19, 2023, 1:00 PMNBA.com News Services

The veteran small forward will be joining his fifth team as Philadelphia hopes to snap its streak of 2nd-round playoff eliminations.

Kelly Oubre Jr. is reportedly headed to his fifth NBA team after averaging 20.3 points per game with Charlotte last season.

Veteran small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. will reportedly sign a one-year contract with the Philadelphia 76ers, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday.


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 second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs in each of the past three seasons.