On Thursday, roughly one hour before the 3PM trade deadline, Daryl Morey landed his man – James Harden, who spent eight seasons under Morey with the Houston Rockets. Harden is an elite playmaking talent – averaging 10.2 assists per game – and, when healthy, very few players can trade baskets with Harden.
That said, who on the Sixers roster stands to benefit the most from Harden’s arrival? Let’s dive right in
Sixers who benefit most from James Harden trade: Isaiah Joe
Harden’s arrival happens to coincide with the departure of Seth Curry, whose perimeter shot-making will be dearly missed. Especially with Tyrese Maxey and Matisse Thybulle being imperfect fits next to Harden and Embiid.