4 Realistic trade deadline targets for the 76ers and what they'd cost

The trade deadline is just a few days away. Here are four realistic trade targets for the Philadelphia 76ers along with their expected price tags.
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4 Realistic trade targets for the 76ers and what they'd cost

2. Tyus Jones

One of the best low-cost trade candidates in the league, Tyus Jones is widely expected to be shipped before the deadline. The Washington Wizards have put out a seller-only edict, and are on a late, but badly needed missive to rake in as much draft capital as possible to start a legitimate rebuild.

Jones would be a great bait for that. He continues to lead the association in assist-to-turnover ration for the sixth straight season, and has performed well enough as the starting point guard on a terrible Wizards team to still warrant trading draft picks for.

The 76ers should be a perfect fit. Jones is a natural playmaker — something the 76ers simply don’t have in the roster outside of the SG-turned-PG Tyrese Maxey. Philly is loaded with great connectors, but is bereft of someone who can organize them in the half-court on a consistent basis.

That being said, acquiring Jones won’t be easy. Washington has already — puzzlingly — jettisoned an offer of four second-rounders for him from Minnesota, proving that the Wizards aren’t budging from their reported price tag of a first-round pick for his services.

Cost: First-round pick (heavy protection) & salary fillers