The players could instead use the summer to focus on their health. Embiid played in 31 games in 2016-17, averaging 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game, before his season was cut short by a torn left meniscus. Simmons broke his right foot in September and missed the rest of the season.
Colangelo does expect 2016 first-rounder Furkan Korkmaz to play for the team this summer. Korkmaz is currently under contract with a Turkish Basketball Super League team.
The 76ers will play in the Utah Summer League from July 3-6 and the NBA Summer League from July 7-17.
Philadelphia went 28-54 in 2016-17, its most wins in four seasons, as its playoff drought extended to five years.