Philadelphia 76ers: 3 potential trade targets at center 2020

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Bismack Biyombo, Marvins Williams (Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The trade proposal below is to help the Philadelphia 76ers with their rosters cohesion/financial future more than anything else. It’s not the most ideal trade, but it helps fix some of the Sixers spacing issues and helps with keeping their salary cap situation under control moving forward.

Horford isn’t working as the Sixers starting power forward and paying over $100 million to be a backup center doesn’t make sense. Horford should be able to maximize both Terry Rozier and Devonte’ Graham if traded to the Charlotte Hornets. It would tie up their cap space for awhile, but Horford should be worth it for the Hornets as they don’t have luck attracting big name free agents.

Mike Scott is in this trade to make salaries work. He’s a stretch four on short and not too expensive contract. He should be a nice veteran for a player like PJ Washington to learn from during his rookie season.

The Sixers get a second round pick, via the Boston Celtics which isn’t special but should be a decent trade chip in the future. Both of the players that the 76ers received in this hypothetical trade are in the last year of their respective deals, so with Ben Simmons‘ contract extension kicking in next season, taking both players is good for Philly’s salary cap.

Bismack Biyombo is a very good defense center, but is beyond limited offensive. This season, he’s averaging 7.5 points and 5.9 rebounds. If he’s not dunking it, then he struggles to make shots. However, he has a track record of performing better when he’s good teams, so he’s defensive presence should be welcomed in the 76ers second unit.

Marvin Williams isn’t the stretch four he use to be. This season, he’s averaging 6.7 points on 37.6 percent shooting from deep. He isn’t scoring like he use to, but can still stretch the floor well enough to be a positive in Philly’s second unit.