The Pelicans – in the midst of trying to prove their worthiness to Zion Williamson – sold a second-round pick to the 76ers.
Shams Charania of The Athletic:
Sources: The 76ers sent $2 million in cash to the Pelicans for the No. 53 pick. Co/ZDBvGR1y4Q
– Shams Charania July 29, 2021
A second-round pick signed to a minimum salary projects to count $743,922 less toward the luxury tax than an undrafted rookie signed to minimum salary next season.
The Pelicans still have four picks in tonight’s draft: Nos.