NBA: The Sixers have a limited amount of time to make significant advancements before the 2023 NBA playoffs.
At 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time, the trade deadline will have passed, and a number of teams with postseason aspirations have already made an impact.
The Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with Russell Westbrook and acquired De’Angelo Russell through a trade that involved three other teams on Wednesday night. In the Eastern Conference earlier this week, Kyrie Irving’s trade request was granted by the Nets, and he was subsequently sent to the Mavericks.
As of right now, Philadelphia has the third best record in the conference, and there have been rumours flying around — albeit minor ones — as the team looks to upgrade around Joel Embiid, James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, and Tobias Harris. Philadelphia currently has the third best record in the conference.
Will they make some changes to their lifestyle in order to avoid paying the luxury tax and so save some money? Will they bring in a legitimately functioning backup centre? Will they give up a larger name like Matisse Thybulle in exchange for this?
Stay up to date right here, in real time, as we cover all the rumours, news, and analysis around the NBA trade deadline for 2023: