5 Trades to fill Philadelphia 76ers’ biggest hole

The 76ers want to make a trade, but should they be focused on rounding out their roster over adding another star?
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4. Philly maintains flexibility while adding

The Sixers have to determine how important cap space is in the 2024 offseason. They could acquire a star right now and end all free agent bpursuits. Philadelphia may look to trade for an expiring contract and have multiple options this summer. Daryl Morey wants to build the best possible roster around Joel Embiid and Tyrese Maxey, so do not be surprised to see him keep his options open.

Bojan Bogdanovic hasn’t played this season as he recovers from a calf strain, but the 34-year-old is nearing a return. The 76ers cannot trade Marcus Morris Sr. with another player until Dec. 30, but this deal could look appealing after the calendar flips to 2024, especially if Bogey proves to be back in form.

Bojan trade

Bogdanovic is coming off arguably the best season of his career where he averaged 21.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 2.6 assists in 32.1 minutes per game. He shot 41.1 percent from 3-point range, and the 6’7 forward can guard multiple positions. Bogey would be an upgrade at the three and give the Sixers flexibility in the playoffs.

He has just $2 million guaranteed for next season as well. Philadelphia could easily dump his contract if a more appealing option became available on the open market. This move improves the Sixers' chances of winning, but they could be looking for a better perimeter defender to partner with Maxey in the backcourt.