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Buddy Hield rocks Sixers gear for workout ahead of free agency

Buddy Hield rocks Sixers gear for workout ahead of free agency

The Philadelphia 76ers could face a handful of losses in free agency this summer. The team’s midseason trade acquisition, Buddy Hield, could be one of them.

After inking a deal with the Indiana Pacers in February, the Sixers acquired veteran sharpshooter Buddy Hield in hopes he would immediately boost the team’s shooting from beyond the arc.

With the 2023-2024 NBA season in mind, Hield will hit the free agency market this summer. While he waits for the opportunity to land offers from teams, the veteran guard continues to work this offseason.

In a recent video, Hield was spotted wearing Sixers gear during one of his offseason workouts.

Surprise? Not necessary. With the NBA still approaching the new league year, Hield will technically remain a member of the Sixers. It would be more shocking to see him wearing another team’s logo.

Still, that doesn’t guarantee Hield will be back with Philadelphia next season. So far, his future with the team certainly seems uncertain.

From a player standpoint, Hield has been vocal about his desire to return to the Sixers. After playing just 32 regular season games with the Sixers and appearing in four of their six playoff games against the New York Knicks, Hield feels like he has unfinished business in Philly.

As for the front office perspective, Sixers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey was very honest about the fact that Hield’s acquisition did not go as the team had hoped.

That said, Morey still left the door open for a possible reunion with Hield. Knowing that he didn’t get much time to work with a fully healthy Sixers team headlined by Joel Embiid, it’s hard to argue that the 76ers have gotten a good look at Hield in their system.

The 31-year-old sharpshooter will have a market in free agency. The Sixers could still use his services, so there’s certainly a chance they could be in the mix for him this season.