“Brooklyn was completely ready to move off of James Harden. It was clear that he didn’t want to be there anymore. They got adequate again to consider to put a staff on the floor for this year and for years to appear.” – Adrian Wojnarowski (ESPN Senior NBA Insider)
The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired James Harden in trade for Ben Simmons. The Nets and 76ers companies have engaged in trade discussions all 7 days in pursuit to trade two sad superstars hunting for a new roster. This blockbuster trade sends James Harden and Paul Millsap to the 76ers in exchange for Ben Simmons, Seth Curry, Andre Drummond and two initially-spherical picks in 2022 and 2027. Harden has vocalized his frustrations as the Nets are on a 9-activity losing streak. The Absence of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving has backfired on the Nets leaving Harden no preference but to look for his selection to depart to the 76ers. With the addition of Simmons, the Nets will have a new major 3 as he will be a part of KD and Kyrie in Brooklyn. How typically they will enjoy jointly however remains contingent based on how shortly Simmons returns to engage in and Kyrie’s availability. Together the Nets will continue to be as a leading contender in the Japanese Meeting. The Nets returned as the favoured to earn the NBA title, with extra capturing potential courtesy of Seth curry and the defensive prowess and playmaking of Simmons. As for the 76ers, James Harden will be a part of Joel Embiid, a duo whose combined scoring typical is about 50 ppg this time. For the first time in his job, Joel Embiid will crew up with an MVP in Harden. The future matchup concerning the Nets and 76ers will be on March 10th in Philly, a sport that Kyrie Irving and Durant will be expected to play. This will be a preview of the opportunity matchup of the Japanese Meeting finals. The most substantial aspect of this trade is that Brooklyn is wanting to retool their roster for the foreseeable future with the added draft picks and their extended-expression investment in Kevin Durant. As for the 76ers, James Harden will develop into a no cost agent soon after this year and is predicted to re-indicator with the 76ers on a supermax offer. A strategy that GM Daryl Morey’s had considering the fact that he develop into the GM for the 76ers. In recent several years, Morey tried to trade for Harden prior to him likely to the Brooklyn Nets. Harden reunites with his former GM in hope of securing his initial NBA championship.