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The 76ers are reportedly looking for veteran leadership during the upcoming NBA free agent season — and may pursue Warriors’ forward Harrison Barnes to get it. According to an ESPN report that quoted league sources, the 76ers will make a “serious push” for Barnes when free agency begins at 9:01 p.m. Thursday. Noel, the sixth overall pick by the Hornets in 2013, sat out his first pro season recovering from an ACL injury he suffered in college. Barnes scored 14 points and made 4 of 5 three-pointers in Game 4 against the Cavs - which the Warriors won to take a 3-1 series lead.
Jahlil Okafor of the 76ers told a Duke University podcast Friday that he hoped to be cleared for basketball activity over the weekend.
There’s a potent reason 6-foot-6 Knicks point guard Tony Wroten was deemed a big risk by other teams after the 76ers cut him in late December. According to a longtime mentor from Seattle, Wroten’s rehab from 2015 surgery on the ACL in his right knee was not his first one. Will Conroy, a University of Washington...