Zach LaVine and OG Anunoby spark interest from 76ers
The fallout from the James Harden trade will unfold over the next few months. According to the journalist Sports IllustratedChris Mannix The Philadelphia 76ers have targeted Zach LaVine and OG Anunoby since they sealed Harden’s departure.
The soap opera with La Barba ended on Tuesday with his trade to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for a four-player package and several rounds of the draft. Meanwhile the journalist from espnAdrian Wojnarowski reports that the 76ers will look for another star to replace Harden and pair him with Joel Embiid.
Although they failed to land a player of Harden’s caliber, Philadelphia’s front office may have created an alternative path to acquire a popular piece. he He chooses A 2028 first-round pick without the protection received from Los Angeles or available picks could be helpful in closing down potential transfers.
On paper, the addition of OG Anunoby fits better with the 76ers’ current system. Plus, he knows his current coach, Nick Nurse, with whom he spent six seasons in Toronto.
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