4 Stars eliminated from the playoffs the 76ers could trade for this summer

The twists and turns of the 2024 NBA Playoffs have sent a lot of big names home. Here are four eliminated stars the Philadelphia 76ers could trade for this summer.
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2. Brandon Ingram could be the most realistic star Philadelphia could trade for

Unfortunately for the Pelicans, Zion Williamson’s untimely injury immediately vetoed any realistic shot they got to advance in the playoffs. Save for a fluke Game 1, the top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder mopped the floor with New Orleans en route to an anticlimactic sweep.

Immediately after their elimination, reports have popped up that the Pelicans are pretty unlikely to hand Brandon Ingram a long-term extension, preferring to reshape the roster around Williamson and bank on their other mainstays to take up the All-Star forward’s spot. Now, the league-wide expectation is that Ingram would likely be in a new city next season.

The 76ers, currently having an utmost dearth of forwards on their roster, have already been linked to Ingram as a potential trade destination. Realistically speaking, he’s likely the most cost-friendly All-Star they can trade for, and while he’s not the best option there is at the position, Philadelphia can do much worse than an appropriately priced star in his prime who has the stylings to be a steady third fiddle in Philly.