Philadelphia 76ers: 3 potential shooting guard trade targets heading into the 2024 NBA Trade Deadline

While shooting guard isn't a big position of need for the Philadelphia 76ers, there are still players that could help improve their depth out in the trade market.
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3 potential shooting guard trade targets heading into the Trade Deadline: Zach LaVine

Update: Zach LaVine is now out for the year after undergoing a season-ending surgery.

In terms of overall talent, Zach LaVine of the Bulls is the best player on this list. However, the former All-Star and slam dunk champion is having a down season. However, that can be attributed to injury issues early this season and the emergence of Coby White.

This season LaVine is averaging 19.5 points which is the first time he's averaged below 20 points per game which the first time in his career since the 2017-18 season. Along with the points, he's averaged 5.2 rebounds and 3.9 assists while going 45.2 percent shooting from the floor and 34.9 percent from the arc. This along with the four years left on his max contract, has brought down his value and this is where the Philadelphia 76ers come in.

The Sixers are going to be without Joel Embiid for a while due to a recent injury and it's unfair to expect first-time All-Star Tyrese Maxey to do it all by himself. Trading for a multi-time All-Star to help Maxey carry the offense until Embiid returns and then LaVine could become a third option. The trade below could make this trio happen.

Zach Lavine Potential Trade

The Bulls get off of the four remaining years of LaVine's contracts, plus young players and a first, considering how low LaVine's value is, this is good value for Chicago. The Sixers not only get back an All-Star but also a player in Torrey Craig who has a reputation of being a 3-and-D wing.

Should these shooting guards be at the top of the Philadelphia 76ers wish list? Comment your opinions.