The Philadelphia 76ers are expected to sign veteran small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. to a one-year contract, bolstering their roster to overcome their recent playoff challenges and pursue championship success.

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Small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. is set to join the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year contract, as reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

Kelly Oubre Jr.

Kelly  Oubre Jr.
Position: SG
Age: 27
Height: 201 cm
Weight: 92 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Oubre, who is 27 years old, is coming off a successful season where he posted career-high averages of 20.3 points and 5.5 rebounds in 48 games with the Charlotte Hornets.

With prior stints at the Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, and Golden State Warriors, Oubre has posted 12.8 points per game over his eight-year NBA career.

His arrival bolsters the Sixers' roster, as they aim to overcome their recent struggles, having been eliminated in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the past three seasons.

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