Sixers land forward Harris from Clippers in six-player trade

Sixers land forward Harris from Clippers in six-player trade

Sixers land forward Harris from Clippers in six-player trade

The full trade, first outlined by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, kept coming clearer as supporting reports trickled in.

Official confirmation on the deal is yet to happen, but the Sixers will also receive center Boban Marjanovic and forward Mike Scott.

The LA Clippers and Philadelphia 76ers agreed on a blockbuster deal that sends forward Tobias Harris to partner with the Sixers' Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons and Jimmy Butler to pursue an Eastern Conference title, league sources told ESPN.

The Pistons and Bucks are reportedly "finalising" the trade ahead of Thursday's (Friday AEDT) deadline.

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Meanwhile, the Clippers have re-stocked their roster with pieces for the future by acquiring rookie guard Landry Shamet and four draft picks. While the Lakers chase Anthony Davis, and the Knicks chase cap room to land Davis and/or Kevin Durant and/or Kyrie Irving, and the Celtics try and land Davis, the Sixers snuck in and struck a deal with the Clippers, who themselves are trying to get in on the free agent mania this summer.

Harris is ready for the move - he tweeted on Wednesday morning a GIF from the opening credits of the 1990s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air showing Will Smith's character playing basketball. The breakdown of the draft picks are as follows; Sixers 2020 first-round (protected), Miami 2021 first-round (unprotected), and Sixers 2021 and 2023 second-round picks.

Harris was among the most notable Western Conference All-Star snubs this season, with the 26-year-old forward averaging 20.7 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 2.7 assists across 54 games with the Clippers.

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