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November 11, 2023

Report: Kelly Oubre Jr. struck by motor vehicle in Center City

Oubre, who has starred for the Sixers early on, sustained broken ribs in the accident and is expected to miss "significant time."

UPDATE [Sunday, 10:20 a.m. ET] – Oubre sustained broken ribs and a number of cuts and bruises, but avoided any more serious injuries in the accident, per The Athletic's Shams Charania

Oubre was treated and then released from Jefferson Hospital overnight, added The Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey.


According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Sixers wing Kelly Oubre Jr. was a "pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle" in Center City Saturday night. Oubre Jr. is in the hospital and in stable condition, Wojnarowski reports.

Wojnarowski also reports that team officials are at the hospital with Oubre Jr., who is now expected to miss "significant time" due to his injuries, but whose injuries are likely not season-ending.

Oubre Jr., 27, has shined for the Sixers so far in the young season after signing a one-year contract during the offseason, giving the team strong two-way production, first off the bench and recently as a starter. Oubre Jr. is averaging 16.3 points and 5.1 rebounds per game across eight contests.