Sixers rumors: Harden expected to sign with Rockets; Knicks have eye on Embiid


The Philadelphia 76ers' rumors here.

First, Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that James Harden is expected to sign with the Houston Rockets in free-agency.

Harden, according to Pompey, has several business ventures in Houston and his mother still lives there. The Rockets have mutual interested.

“Scenario A would be to bring James back. Scenario B, if he’s not back, we’ll have to get creative," Sixers president Daryl Morey said during his press conference this week.

Off of that report, Knicks New York Daily News reporter Stefan Bondy says the Knicks are a team to watch in regards to Joel Embiid.

Embiid, 29, is coming off of an MVP season and is under contract with the Sixers through 2025-26 with a player option in 2026-27.

Morey and the Sixers' front-office have multiple tough decisions to make this offseason, starting with Harden. This offseason could be a major crossroads for the organization.

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