PJ Tucker at the Sixers, a case already settled?
The rumor dates from a week ago and it is confirmed day by day. At just 37 years old, and while he would also appear on the shelves of the Nets, Hawks, Heat and Bucks, PJ Tucker would prepare to join the Sixers from the opening of the free agency.
Highly appreciated and desired by Joel Embiid, the former Rockets warrior would thus find James Harden and Daryl Morey in Pennsylvania, where he would sign a contract of 30 million dollars over three years, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. A rather surprising lease for a player of this age, with an essentially defensive profile.
Still, an arrival of PJ Tucker, NBA champion with the Bucks in 2021, would do Doc Rivers’ men a lot of good. But for this signature to be validated, the leaders of Philly will first have to slim down, by separating from Furkan Korkmaz, Matisse Thybulle and / or Georges Niang.
While hoping that James Harden does not activate his « player option » and agrees to leave a few million dollars on the way, when extending…