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Sixers Sign Darius Bazley To 10-Day Contract

Feb 20, 2024 12:53 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers are planning to sign Darius Bazley to a 10-day contract, sources told Shams Charania of The Athletic.

Bazley is averaging 21 points and 10 rebounds for the G League's Delaware Blue Coats.

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Sixers Called Lakers On LeBron James; Suns On Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal

Feb 14, 2024 8:38 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers called the Los Angeles Lakers as to the availability of LeBron James via trade. Daryl Morey reportedly made this call after James cryptically posted an hourglass emoji in the days leading up to the deadline.

When the Lakers countered by asking about the availability of Joel Embiid, Morey turned his sites to the Phoenix Suns. The Sixers first asked about Kevin Durant, before inquiring about Devin Booker and Bradley Beal.

Going after stars isn't a new tactic for Morey. He's known as one of the league's more aggressive executives in pursuing stars via trade. Morey going star-hunting at this deadline may give some insight into his offseason plans.

The 76ers are likely to hit the offseason with somewhere between $40 and $60 million in cap space. That could go a long way towards trading for a star to team Embiid and a re-sign Tyrese Maxey.

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Tags: LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, Bradley Beal, Los Angeles Lakers, Philadelphia Sixers, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Kyle Lowry Will Join Sixers After Buyout From Hornets

Feb 10, 2024 10:14 PM

Kyle Lowry has reached a buyout agreement with the Charlotte Hornets. He's now set to join his hometown team, the Philadelphia 76ers, after he clears waivers.

Lowry was traded to the Hornets from the Miami Heat ahead of the trade deadline. The veteran point guard and Charlotte agreed he wouldn't report to the team. When the Hornets couldn't re-trade Lowry, they worked a buyout agreement.

Lowry has long wanted to play for the Sixers. He grew up in Philadelphia and played his college ball at Villanova. Now, he'll get a chance to return home and to reunite with Nick Nurse, who was his coach with the Toronto Raptors.

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Tags: Kyle Lowry, Charlotte Hornets, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Sixers Weren't Willing To Trade Tobias Harris For Bojan Bogdanovic, Alec Burks

Feb 10, 2024 9:37 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers and Detroit Pistons discussed trades ahead of the deadline. Philadelphia was interested in adding Bojan Bogdanovic and Alec Burks, but they weren't willing to trade Tobias Harris to do it.

Detroit's interest in reuniting with Harris has been rumored for a while now. The Pistons could pursue Harris when he becomes a free agent this summer.

The Sixers couldn't afford to give up Harris, as he's a key player for them, especially in the wake of Joel Embiid's knee surgery. Philadelphia could seek to work a new deal with Harris when he's a free agent this summer.

Bogdanovic and Burks were ultimately traded to the New York Knicks. The Pistons received Quentin Grimes, two second-round picks and a collection of matching salaries from the Knicks in the deal.

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Tags: Tobias Harris, Bojan Bogdanovic, Alec Burks, Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor

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Sixers Plan On Pursuing Paul George In Free Agency If He Doesn't Extend With Clippers

Feb 8, 2024 3:49 PM

The Philadelphia 76ers plan on aggressively pursuing Paul George in free agency if he doesn't sign an extension with the Los Angeles Clippers, reports Chris Haynes.

George and the Clippers have held discussions and a deal is widely expected to be eventually reached. 

George is averaging 22.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 33.8 minutes over 47 games this season.

George signed a four-year, $176 million extension with the Clippers in 2020 with a player option for 24-25. 

The Sixers made a number of moves that maintained their cap space for the 2024 offseason at the deadline. 

"That's his leverage," said Ramona Shelburne of Philadelphia. 

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Celtics Acquire Jaden Springer From Sixers For 2nd Rounder

Feb 8, 2024 2:58 PM

The Boston Celtics have agreed to acquire Jaden Springer from the Boston Celtics for a second round pick.

Springer is averaging 4.0 points and 1.8 rebounds in 11.8 minutes over 32 games this season for the Sixers. 

Springer is signed through the 24-25 season.

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Bucks Acquire Patrick Beverley From Sixers For Cameron Payne, 2nd Round Pick

Feb 8, 2024 1:39 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to acquire Patrick Beverley from the Philadelphia 76ers for Cameron Payne and a second round pick in 2027.

Beverley will give the Bucks an upgrade defensively in the backcourt. 

The Bucks also had interest in Kris Dunn and Naji Marshall.

With the Sixers trading away Beverley, they could like their chances of signing Kyle Lowry if he's bought out by the Charlotte Hornets. 

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Tags: Patrick Beverley, Cameron Payne, Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Official Trade, NBA Misc Rumor

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Sixers Trade Danuel House, 2nd Rounder To Pistons To Create Flexibility For Buyouts

Feb 8, 2024 10:58 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to trade Danuel House and a 2024 second round pick via the New York Knicks to the Detroit Pistons.

With the transaction, the Sixers create a salary cap cushion to sign potential buyout players. House was on an expiring $4.3 million contract putting the Sixers $2.7 million below the luxury tax.

The Sixers have been linked with Kyle Lowry should he agree to a buyout with the Charlotte Hornets. 

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Tags: Danuel House, Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Official Trade, NBA Misc Rumor

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Sixers Acquire Buddy Hield From Pacers For Marcus Morris, Furkan Korkmaz, Three 2nds

Feb 8, 2024 10:26 AM

The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to acquire Buddy Hield from the Indiana Pacers for Marcus Morris, Furkan Korkmaz and three second round picks.

Hield is in the final season of a four-year, $94 million deal and will be a free agent this offseason.

In 52 games this season, Hield is averaging 12.0 points on 38.4 percent shooting on three-pointers. Hield is a career 40.1 percent three-point shooter. 

Hield is represented by Diana Day.

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Tags: Buddy Hield, Marcus Morris, Furkan Korkmaz, Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia Sixers, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Official Trade, NBA Misc Rumor

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Kelly Olynyk Drawing Interest From Heat, Sixers, Warriors

Feb 8, 2024 1:21 AM

Kelly Olynyk is drawing trade interest from the Miami Heat, Philadelphia 76ers, and Golden State Warriors, sources told Jake Fischer of Yahoo! Sports.

Olynyk has also been linked in a trade to the Raptors for Bruce Brown Jr.

Olynyk is on an expiring $12.1 million contract. 

The Warriors are expected to explore trades for Andrew Wiggins right up to the deadline. 

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Tags: Kelly Olynyk, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, Philadelphia Sixers, Utah Jazz, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor

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Bulls Receive Trade Interest On Andre Drummond From Sixers, Celtics, Mavericks

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Sixers Intersted In Trading For Buddy Hield

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Sixers Continue To Operate As Buyers At Trade Deadline

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Joel Embiid Undergoes Successful Surgery On Meniscus, Will Be Reevaluated In Four Weeks

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Pistons Remain Interested In Tobias Harris

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RealGM Radio: Jared Dubin On The Trade Deadline (Feb 2024)

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Joel Embiid To Undergo Surgery To Repair Meniscus, Returning This Season Not Ruled Out

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Hornets Attempting To Re-Trade Kyle Lowry

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Joel Embiid Diagnosed With Displaced Flap In Meniscus, Considering Surgery Or Rest & Rehab

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Joel Embiid Out Indefinitely With Lateral Meniscus Injury In Left Knee

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Sixers Fined $75,000 For Leaving Joel Embiid Off Injury Report Before Game At Denver

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Joel Embiid Out Thursday With Knee Injury, Will Receive More Evaluation In Next 24 Hours

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Joel Embiid Injury Not Related To Recent Knee Issue, Will Get MRI

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Joel Embiid Out Against Blazers With Knee Injury

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Joel Embiid Can Only Miss Six More Games And Remain Eligible For Postseason Awards

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Kyle Lowry Could Join Sixers If Bought Out

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Victor Wembanyama Says Basketball Is 'Back To A Big Man's Game'

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Sixers Willing To Trade K.J. Martin For Second-Round Pick

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Joel Embiid Scores 70 Points In Sixers' Win Over Spurs

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Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid Named NBA's Players Of Week 13

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