Updated: June 29, 5:29 a.m.
Tobias Harris' future becomes murky after Sunday at 6 p.m., when free agency begins.
But the Sixers know that at least one member of the Harris family will be playing for them in July.
Tobias' younger brother Terry will play on the Sixers' summer league team, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Philadelphia. Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium was first to report the news.
Below is the Sixers' schedule for summer league:
Friday, July 5: Sixers-Bucks, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Saturday, July 6: Sixers-Celtics, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Monday, July 8: Sixers-Thunder, 3 p.m. (ESPNU)
Wednesday, July 10: Sixers-Pistons, 3 p.m. (NBA TV)
Summer league minicamp will begin Monday morning and run through Wednesday.
Terry worked out for the Sixers on June 3 and glowed when asked about the possibility of playing with Tobias.
“We haven’t played together since we were in eighth grade, in high school,” he said, “so if that could ever happen again, it would be a blessing.”
Harris' standout skill is his outside shooting. The 6-foot-6 wing made 41.1 percent of his three-points shots as a senior at North Carolina A&T. Harris averaged 8.1 points and 2.8 rebounds, playing 20.6 minutes per night.
Another notable player on the Sixers' summer league team is Zhaire Smith, a source told NBC Sports Philadelphia. Smith is excited to play after an eventful rookie year that included a broken foot and a severe allergic reaction (see story).
General manager Elton Brand said Shake Milton would also participate.
"I haven't seen a player so excited to play summer league," Brand said.
First-round pick Matisse Thybulle said on June 21 he had not yet discussed whether he’d compete in summer league. Second-round selection Marial Shayok will play, a source told NBC Sports Philadelphia.
The Sixers signed 7-foot-4 Florida State center Christ Koumadje for summer league, a team source confirmed. Mark Deeks of ShamSports.com first reported Koumadje's signing. Koumadje, who is taller than any player currently in the NBA, worked out for the Sixers on June 7 and impressed senior vice president of player personnel Marc Eversley with his defense and foot speed. If he plays in the NBA, Koumadje would be the first player in the league from the country of Chad.
ESPN’s Jonathon Givony reported that Xavier’s Zach Hankins will be on the Sixers’ summer league team, while Fox Sports Australia’s Olgun Uluc reported A.J. Davis and Deshon Taylor will be on the roster. Haywood Highsmith, recently waived by the Sixers, will play for the team in summer league, according to Jason Blevins of The Painted Lines.
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