Sixers acquire Tobias Harris in blockbuster trade with Clippers

Sixers Trade For Tobias Harris, Plan To Re-Sign Harris And Jimmy Butler To Create Big 4

With this trade, the Sixers are in a position to potentially re-sign both Harris and Jimmy Butler this offseason.

Australian big man Thon Maker appears headed to the Detroit Pistons and Ben Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers are set to add elite Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris to bolster their chances of claiming the National Basketball Association title.

The Clippers are looking to clear cap space in an effort to make runs and bigger-named players in offseasons to come, but on Tuesday they took on a trio of players who combined to average better than 22 points and 10 rebounds for Philadelphia.

The Pistons and Bucks are reportedly "finalising" the trade ahead of Thursday's (Friday AEDT) deadline.

Center Boban Marjanovic and forward Mike Scott were shipped to the Sixers.

As the National Basketball Association trade deadline approaches, there is finally a blockbuster deal done in Los Angeles.

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According to O'Connor, that's not yet a done deal as there is some dispute over the protections of that draft pick.

Harris and Butler both become free agents at the end of the season and could leave the 76ers.

Tobias Harris #34 of the LA Clippers shoots the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers on December 17, 2018 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

For the Sixers, this is the second big-name acquisition for first-year Sixers General Manager Elton Brand, who snagged Jimmy Butler earlier this season from the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Sixers are sending back Landry Shamet, Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, a 2020 1st-round pick, an unprotected 1st-round pick in 2021 via Miami, and 2nd-round picks in 2021 and 2023. The Clippers are 30-25 and have shed the salary needed to make them attractive for major free agents in the summer.

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