The Trade: CJ McCollum and a 2023 first-round pick for Ben Simmons
That may be too simple.
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Lillard in particular is someone the Sixers are projected to have a ton of interest in, for obvious reasons.
I don’t hate the idea of trading Simmons for McCollum – especially with that extra first-round pick attached – but it would definitely feel like “Selling low” to me. Waiting to see if Lillard, Beal, or someone else makes a trade request remains the best plan of attack for Daryl Morey and company.