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76ers Find Perfect Perimeter Defender | Pistons Improve Long-Term Outlook


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+2 players ($29.1m),
Cap Impact - $3.8M

+ 0  Wins

-22.29  MPG

+3.22  Off.

-0.63  Def.



+2 players ($19.0m) +2 picks,
Cap Impact + $404K

+ 0  Wins

+19.02  MPG

-0.33  Off.

-1.59  Def.



+2 players ($13.9m) +3 picks,
Cap Impact + $3.4M

+1  Wins

+3.27  MPG

-2.89  Off.

+2.22  Def.

Trade 1: 76ers Land OG Anunoby

76ers Receive:
  • OG Anunoby

Anunoby is the perimeter defender Philadelphia lacks and one which would be invaluable when the postseason rolls around. The 6'7" wing led the NBA in steals (1.9) last year and has six through Toronto's first three games of 2023-24. On offense, Anunoby would be comfortable playing off the ball and letting Embiid and Maxey run the show. His familiarity with head coach Nick Nurse from their time together with the Raptors would be an added bonus.

Trade 2: 76ers Land Alec Burks

Pistons Receive:
  • Nicolas Batum

  • Jaden Springer

  • Three Second-Round Picks

Detroit, which should be solely focused on improving its long-term outlook around 22-year-old centerpiece Cade Cunningham, should absolutely be open to a deal like this. No, it doesn't deliver a first-round pick, but it would net the team three second-round picks, including two way down the road from teams following the lead of 30-something stars.


Detroit Pistons New Rotation

PG Killian Hayes

SG Cade Cunningham

SF Ausar Thompson

PF Isaiah Stewart

C Jalen Duren


PG Monte Morris

SG Jaden Ivey

SF Joe Harris

PF Bojan Bogdanovic

C Marvin Bagley III

76ers Receive:
  • Alec Burks

If Philly thinks it's fine without another star (for now, at least), then adding a cost-effective role player would help. Getting someone like Burks, a 32-year-old on an expiring contract, wouldn't break the bank but would beef up the club's ball-handling, shooting and perimeter defense.


Philadelphia 76ers New Rotation

PG Tyrese Maxey

SG OG Anunoby

SF Kelly Oubre Jr.

PF Tobias Harris

C Joel Embiid


PG Patrick Beverley

SG De'Anthony Melton

SF Alec Burks

PF Robert Covington

C Paul Reed