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Sixers’ Kelly Oubre, Jr.: ‘I fell in love with the game of basketball here’

Sixers’ Kelly Oubre, Jr.: ‘I fell in love with the game of basketball here’

What a difference a year makes.

Last summer, Kelly Oubre, Jr. was forced to take a minimum deal with the Sixers because the veteran wing did not have the market he hoped for. A little over a week ago, in the wee hours at the start of free agency, he agreed to terms with the team on a two-year, $16.3 million deal.

Were there other offers after a strong 2023-24 campaign with the Sixers? Of course. But Oubre made the decision to return and build upon his success.

“Well, there were definitely options on the table,” Oubre said via Zoom at the Sixers practice facility Tuesday, “options that are closer to the ballpark of where I’m working toward getting to. But at the end of the day, man, it’s all about situations, it’s all about fit, it’s all about the people that I’m working with and I’m working for.”

Oubre is likely to slot into an extremely talented starting…

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