76ers trade for All-Star and Hawks point guard Dejounte Murray in this proposed blockbuster
In this trade idea pitched by B/R, the Philadelphia 76ers acquire guard Dejounte Murray from the Atlanta Hawks for veteran forwards Robert Covington and Danuel House Jr., young guard Jaden Springer, a 2026 first-round pick (PHI will received the least favorable), and a 2028 first-rounder via the LA Clippers.
Touting a 14-21 record through 35 games, the Hawks have been massive disappointments to say the least. Despite having a talented starting five led by two All-Star guards and the favorite to win Sixth Man of the Year leading the second unit, the Quinn Snyder-led squad has stunk in a year supposed to be a leg up from their middling finish last season.
As a result, many are expecting Atlanta to be big sellers before the trade deadline, with some outlets even reporting that their front office has basically made everyone not named Trae Young as available for plucking.
That includes Murray, the Hawks’ marquee acquisition in the summer of 2022 who was then coming off an All-Star season in San Antonio. His addition hasn’t been nearly enough to hoist Atlanta back to contention, and his inconsistent play has since flicked him into the rumor mill.
Should the 76ers do this trade? Let’s look into the pros and cons of this deal.