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76ers might be willing to deal for the No. 1 pick

76ers might be willing to deal for the No. 1 pick

Fultz, the former Washington guard has been the consensus No. 1 overall pick in many mock drafts. There's been quite a bit of dissent among the experts, but they've nearly all agreed on one thing: the Boston Celtics would select Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick.

If the 76ers make this trade with the Celtics it may improve their team but it will also hurt them down the road.

He's 6-foot-10 and has added a 3-pointer to his game - he made a total of 3 three-pointers in his first three years in the National Basketball Association; he made 35 two years ago, and 40 last season. 2-5, or the 2019 pick of the Sacramento Kings. That pick could be a protected pick in 2021. Fultz was the obvious first overall selection in this draft class, but he wasn't a real fit on the Celtics. Now that they have the No. 1 pick they will indeed draft the high-scoring guard, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

But the Boston Celtics did the smart thing.

Boston has made it known that they want to be players in the sweepstakes for Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward to reunite him with Brad Stevens, his college coach at Butler.

General league reaction to Sixers-Celtics trade: There's a reason it's happening early.

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It appears that Markelle Fultz could be in play for the 76ers.

According to the executives, the Lakers were split over the two players. But it's hard to parse whether Ainge saw something he didn't like in Fultz, whether he thinks he can make another deal that would require more assets, or whether he simply places a whole lot of value on the likes of Thomas, Smart and Bradley. That would mean they'd be out of the running for Paul George. And it will continue despite the Pacers' star coming out and declaring his desire to be with the team (courtesy of Sporting News).

In return, Boston would reportedly receive the No. 3 overall pick and future picks. The Celtics keep loading up for a difference-maker who will be with them for a while. "It was what's best for me as a player (to sit out)".

Detroit Pistons' center Andre Drummond is another name that may intrigue the Celtics.

Danny Ainge could put a couple together and try to pry Jimmy Butler out of Chicago.

With conviction, the executives view the top five, in no particular order, as Ball, Washington's Markelle Fultz, Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox, Kansas' Josh Jackson and Duke's Jayson Tatum. "Just knowing that the draft is a couple days away, it's been unbelievable". The Celtics have something else in mind.


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