After one other untimely exit from the playoffs, vital modifications appeared to be on the horizon for the 76ers. Nonetheless, in a press convention on Friday, 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey revealed that two key items to the team, level guard James Harden and head coach Doc Rivers, would probably be again within the fold for subsequent season.
When requested about Harden’s standing shifting ahead, Morey mentioned the team plans to deliver the 32-year-old level guard again, and so they’ll be negotiating along with his illustration to make it occur.
There’s been hypothesis that the Sixers would supply Harden a max extension; nevertheless, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst balked on the concept, saying, “no person within the NBA believes that the Sixers are going to present James Harden a max contract.”
On the subject of Rivers, Morey mentioned “sure” when requested if he may assure the veteran coach could be again with the team subsequent season, later including, “I feel he is an excellent coach and I really like working with him.”
Over two seasons in Philly, the Sixers have gone 100-54 within the common season below Rivers. They’ve made the postseason every season however have did not advance previous the second spherical, going 13-11.