76ers acquire Tobias Harris from Clippers in blockbuster trade
For the second time this season, the Philadelphia 76ers went all-in to complete a blockbuster.
The 76ers acquired forward Tobias Harris, Mike Scott and Boban Maranjovic from the Los Angeles Clippers for Landry Shamet, Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, two first-round and two second-round draft picks, according to multiple reports.
Harris is the crown jewel in this trade as the 76ers now have another dynamic wing to put on the floor with Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler. Philadelphia acquired Butler from Minnesota earlier this season.
Harris is averaging 20.9 points per game this season.
Both Harris and Butler will be free agents in the offseason and are expected to command max salaries, or close to that.
The Clippers, meanwhile, retain cap flexibility as they search to add stars in free agency. They acquired Philadelphia’s protected 2020 first-round pick, an unprotected first-round pick in 2021 (via Miami) and two second-rounders in 2021 and 2023 (via the Detroit Pistons).
The 76ers are 34-20 this season, fourth in the East.