With multiple players currently subject to the NBA’s health and safety protocols, the Sixers have signed Tyler Johnson to a 10-day contract under the league’s hardship exemption. Johnson last played for Brooklyn in 2020-21, where he made 39 appearances.
The Sixers will benefit in the short term from Tyler Johnson’s perimeter firepower
Given the construction of the Sixers’ roster, it’s unlikely Johnson lasts beyond the 10 days on his contract.
The Sixers won’t need Johnson to self-create a ton of looks, but that is a skill that remains all too rare on the current roster.