Bleacher Report recently put together a wonderful article compiling the “financial health” of every NBA team. Check out the breakdown of the 76ers cap space and committed money for the next season:
Money Committed: $17,372,269
Contracts Expiring: None
Player Options: Byron Mullens ($1,063,384), Jason Richardson ($6,601,125)
Team Options: None
Non-Guaranteed Salaries: James Anderson ($981,084, fully unguaranteed), Brandon Davies ($816,482, fully unguaranteed), Henry Sims ($915,243, fully unguaranteed), Hollis Thompson ($816,482, fully unguaranteed), Jarvis Varnado ($915,243, level of guarantee unknown, assuming fully unguaranteed), Elliot Williams ($981,084, fully unguaranteed)
Potential Maximum Committed: $30,462,396
The 76ers might have the best financial setup of every team in the NBA. Philadelphia has enough cap space to sign LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Of course, convincing those two stars to come to the Sixers is a different story.
Philadelphia is on the brink of completeing one of the quickest and most successful turnarounds in NBA history. Quote me on that. Sam Hinkie is a mastermind and has the 76ers set up for quite the bright future.
With two lottery picks in one of the deepest drafts in recent history, the 76ers are looking to rebuild this thing quickly and cleanly. It might take two or three years, but that’s time that Philadelphia is willing to wait for a championship contending team.