After ranking the top-50 unrestricted free agents on my recent big board, it seems only appropriate to rank the restricted free agent options for the Philadelphia 76ers. Unlike the last list, this will only be the top-35 restricted free agents as there are not as many quality players available.
Like with unrestricted free agents there are a few rules for players on this list as well. Players with team or player options will be excluded from this list. However, players who were two-way contract players will be included on this list. With that written, let’s begin.
35. Skylar Mays, SG
This past season, Skylar Mays was on a two-way contract with the Atlanta Hawks. The 6-foot-4 shooting guard spent most of his season with the College Park Skyhawks. While the 24-year-old struggled shooting from deep in both the NBA and G-League, his overall reputation as a shooter earned him a spot on this list. The 76ers should at least consider giving him a training camp invite
34. Nathan Knight, PF
After struggling his rookie year with the Hawks, Nathan Knight saw growth with the Minnesota Timberwolves while on a two-way contract. The 24-year-old 6-foot-10 big man showed the potential to become a stretch big in the future. Knight might be worth a gamble for the Philadelphia 76ers.
33. Anthony Gill, PF
Despite being one of the older players on this list at 29-years-old, Anthony Gill showed growth in his second season with the Washington Wizards. The 6-foot-7 forward is slowly developing into a 3-and-D player that could draw interest in free agency from the Sixers.
32. Bruno Fernando, C
Despite being a 6-foot-9 big man, Bruno Fernando hasn’t found his home in the NBA playing for three teams in three seasons. The 24-year-old big man last played for the Houston Rockets. He’s an average rebounder and finisher for his position. He might need to build up his value in the G-League next year. The 76ers don’t need another young big man on the roster, so Philly might not be his best option.
31. Sharife Cooper, PG
Sharife Cooper didn’t get to show off his point guard skills with the Hawks too much this past season, but the 20-year-old did ball out with the Skyhawks. The 6-foot-1 point guard proved he has the ability to run an offense. He could be an ideal target for the Philadelphia 76ers.