Adding to a talented core in hopes of winning their first NBA title since 1983, the Philadelphia 76ers announced the signing of Kelly Oubre Jr. on Tuesday.
The 27-year-old US swingman, an eight-year NBA veteran, averaged a career-high 20.3 points, 5.2 rebounds, a career-high 1.4 steals and 1.1 assists in 48 games last season with the Charlotte Hornets.
Oubre, the 15th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, has averaged at least 15 points a game over his past five seasons with 12.8 points and 4.4 rebounds over 527 career games with Washington, Phoenix, Golden State and Charlotte.
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He joins a Sixers lineup that features reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Joel Embiid, plus 2018 NBA MVP and three-time scoring champion James…