Lakers Land Sixers’ James Harden In Bold Trade Scenario

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Why The Philadelphia 76ers Do The Deal 

We cannot. Zach LaVine is remarkably talented. He’s just not as good as James Harden.

He may be a marginally better scorer at this stage in their careers, but he’s not nearly as proficient a playmaker. 

That’s not the point. Harden has a player option this summer, and he’s liable to walk. By contrast, LaVine is locked up long-term. This deal gives the Sixers some stability. 

It still leaves them with an impressive core, too. LaVine, Tyrese Maxey, Tobias Harris, and Joel Embiid ought to be a contending core.

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If the sum ends up being greater than the parts, this deal keeps Philly in the title picture. That’s better than losing Harden for nothing. 

Should the Bulls send them LaVine? 

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