6 Post trade deadline buyout targets for the 76ers to monitor

The 76ers should target these players via the buyout market.

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4. Delon Wright

The Sixers could go for more of a two-way option to round out their roster. Wright is a 6’5 point guard capable of guarding multiple positions and making plays. He is on an $8.1 million expiring contract for the rebuilding Wizards. Wright is playing just 15.1 minutes per game and struggling to make shots in the nation’s capital. A buyout may be the best option for both parties.

Wright is a career 35.4 percent 3-point shooter. He averaged 7.4 points, 3.9 assists, 3.6 rebounds, and 1.8 steals in 24.4 minutes per game last season. The 31-year-old can be an impactful rotation piece on a contender.

The Sixers could use another ball-handler and playmaker. They acquired Cameron Payne in the Patrick Beverley deal, but his defense is problematic. Head coach Nick Nurse would love to have a more defensive-minded option to turn to in the playoffs if the 76ers need a stop.

Delon Wright could play next to Tyrese Maxey in the backcourt and may quickly carve out a 20 to 25-minute per-game role. The Philadelphia 76ers may decide to go in a different direction, but fans cannot expect more than a quality role player to join them via the buyout market.