The Philadelphia Sixers are going to be one of the most interesting teams to watch when NBA free agency opens on June 30.

The team has over $60 million in cap space, and can be a big player in free agency.

Paul George has been linked to the team, but recent reports suggest the team might look in another direction. per Shams Charania of The Athletic, who says the 76ers’ interest in pursuing George  has “waned in recent days.”

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George is coming off a season with the Clippers where he scored 22.6 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists, shooting 41.2% from 3-point range.

We have also heard names like Jimmy Butler, Zach LaVine and Brandon Ingram, all would need to be traded for, though LaVine doesn't seem to be very high on the Sixers list per Yahoo NBA writer Jake Fischer.

LaVine remains merely a backup option for the Sixers, sources said, but not a player whom Philadelphia truly covets with the team’s ocean of cap space.

As Fischer points out, LaVine is more of a backup option for the Sixers, but PHLY Sixers writer Kyle Neubeck says the Sixers are not interested in acquiring LaVine, who missed most of last season after season-ending surgery on his right foot. In 25 games last season LaVine scored 19.5 points per game, shooting 34.9% from 3-point range.


As for Butler, there hasn't been any indication yet that the Heat are willing to move him, but Pelicans are reportedly “dangling” Ingram in trade talks and have contacted the Sixers  about a potential deal, per Kelly Iko of The Athletic.

League sources said New Orleans also contacted the Philadelphia 76ers concerning a possible Ingram trade

One other name that has come up is to-time NBA Champion, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who could be an option if they are unable to land one of the names listed above per Fischer.

Caldwell-Pope is also believed to have a potential home in Chicago, should the Bulls ultimately lose out on Williams, in addition to Philadelphia viewing the veteran wing as a backup option.

Caldwell-Pope is a wing player who can shoot the three, scoring 10.1 points in 31.6 minutes per game, hitting 40.6% of his three's in 76 games last season in Denver.

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