This year’s NBA Summer League offers a great opportunity for that Philadelphia 76ers“, Young stars who get away with silver cutlery.
The aftermath of the Philadelphia 76ers’ elimination in the 2021 semifinals had an immediate impact as the media world began to debate the future of Guardian Ben Simmons. Two months later, and with the free agency window just opened, the Sixers are taking steps to improve the team, but the news on the Simmons front is silent – for now.
President Daryl Morey has made some solid signings to bolster the 76ers bank by bringing on Andre Drummond and Utah Jazz striker Georges Niang while bringing back Danny Green on a two-year deal.
Should a deal be made for Simmons in the coming weeks, the Philadelphia 76ers will certainly keep up in the playoffs next year. Therefore, their prospects in the Summer League hope they can impress the team’s coaches to receive a call to the team line-up and help them fight for a ring.
The MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2021 is giving tips on Sunday with the Sixers in hopes of seeing some impressive performances from their three new recruits. There will also be a few familiar faces for Philly believers to watch out for.
Philadelphia 76ers roster for the Las Vegas NBA Summer League
The Philadelphia 76ers announced their 2021 NBA Summer League team on Monday, August 2nd. In addition to backup guard Tyrese Maxey, who scored a respectable 15 minutes per game this season, the 76ers will also be able to see how their new draft picks fare. Her top pick that year was Jaden Springer in 28th place, while Filip Petrusev and Charles Bassey were picked late in the second round.
The 76ers can also boast in their ranks with last year’s G-League MVP Paul Reed and Blue Coats teammate Rayjon Tucker, who averaged 40 points per game in the G-League. You’ll also have second shooting guard Isaiah Joe, who has played in 41 NBA games this season.
The team is led by Sixers assistant coach Brian Adams.
Philadelphia 76ers Summer League schedule and dates
The Philadelphia 76ers will play a fifth game on the Monday or Tuesday after their last game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, should they finish with the first or second-best record in the NBA Summer League. Their first game against the Dallas Mavericks will take place at the Thomas & Mack Center, the remaining games will be played in the Cox Pavilion.
The Philadelphia 76ers go to the NBA Summer League and hope to fight for the title. They have NBA experience by their side, with Maxey scoring up to 39 points in a game against the Denver Nuggets this season. Together with their two G-League stars and three draftees, the Sixers in Las Vegas are sure to be one of the favorites.