Add to that the fact that MVP candidate Joel Embiid is sidelined for at least another week and likely more, the 76ers are in need to some reinforcements to ensure they don’t lose their grip on home-court advantage. To make the NBA Finals they will need to beat strong teams such as the Brooklyn Nets or Milwaukee Bucks; to win once arriving they will need to take down a Western Conference titan, likely loaded with All-Stars.
Should the Philadelphia 76ers pass or pursue on these five NBA trade deadline rumors?
The 76ers have their top two stars figured out, with Embiid and Ben Simmons both having career years.
Danny Green has lost a step, and young players such as Matisse Thybulle and Tyrese Maxey need seasoning.