NBA trade rumors: Clippers to send Tobias Harris to 76ers in multiplayer deal

first_img The swap was completed a day before the 2019 NBA trade deadline.Harris, 26, averaged 20.9 points, 7.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists while playing in and starting all 55 of LA’s games. He scored 34 on Tuesday in what appears to be his final game with the team. He’ll join a Sixers lineup that includes Jimmy Butler, Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and J.J. Redick.Marjanovic and Scott, both 30, are expected to upgrade the Sixers’ bench, although neither man played much for LA this season. The 7-3 Marjanovic averaged 10.7 minutes, Scott 14.2.MORE: Marc Gasol trade to Hornets in trouble, sources say The Clippers early Wednesday traded their leading scorer, forward Tobias Harris, to the 76ers as part of a multiplayer deal, according to multiple reports.ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the swap involves six players and four draft picks: Sources: Clippers and Sixers have agreed to trade Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, Mike Scott for Landry Shamet, Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, 2020 first-rounder, 2021 unprotected 1st via Miami and two second rounders.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2019Sixers sending 2021 and 2023 second-round picks to Clippers, per sources.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 6, 2019SN EXCLUSIVE: Davis’ list has Bucks owner thinking big ESPN’s Ramon Shelburne added more information on the draft picks:The 2020 Sixers pick is lottery protected for 3 years. Becomes 2 second round picks (in 23 &24) if it doesn’t convey before then. The Miami first round pick in 21 is unprotected.— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February 6, 2019Neither team has announced the trade.Reports of a deal broke about five hours after Harris made what proved to be the game-winning shot Tuesday night in Charlotte against the Hornets. center_img The Clippers add potential with the picks and Shamet, 21, a rookie out of Wichita State. He averaged 8.3 points in 54 games (four starts) for Philly. Chandler, 31, and Muscala, 27, saw regular action with the Sixers this season as well.Los Angeles (30-25) is eighth in the Western Conference standings after Tuesday’s victory, one game ahead of the Kings and 2 1/2 in front of the Lakers. ESPN’s Rachel Nichols commented on what LA missing the playoffs after dealing Harris would mean for the team’s draft this year:Wow is Tobias Harris a good fit for the Sixers.Also seems relevant: the Clippers’ first-round pick this year is supposed to go to Boston…unless the Clippers don’t make the playoffs.— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) February 6, 2019The Sixers (34-20) are fifth in the East but just a game behind the Celtics and Pacers, who are tied for third.last_img

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