2. Pacers get starting F, 76ers save $14.3 million
Indiana is a young team looking to exit a rebuild and get back into contention. They have Tyrese Haliburton leading their charge, but the Pacers desperately need a starting forward to round out their roster. Would they be willing to trade some of their wing depth for Tobias Harris?
The 76ers get an elite floor spacer to put around Joel Embiid and another capable rotation wing. They would also create enough space to add a few more pieces in free agency, assuming James Harden heads to Houston.
The Pacers get a starting power forward and open up more minutes for Bennedict Mathurin and Chris Duarte on the wing. Indiana has three first-round draft picks to add to their roster, and they could quickly become a formidable team if Haliburton and Myles Turner remain healthy. Harris provides steady production, and Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle would get him shooting more threes next season.
This is the type of deal the Philadelphia 76ers would have to consider if they plan on trading Tobias Harris this summer. Is it enough to make it worthwhile? Probably not, but it may be the best offer they can do unless some team gets desperate about ending their rebuild this summer.