Predicting the 76ers' perfect starting lineup after ideal offseason

If Philadelphia pulls off a perfect summer, this is what the starting five could look like at the start of next season.
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Power forward: Paul George

Now is where it begins to get interesting. Philadelphia could already boast a deep and talented rotation this past season, as evidenced by their rise to the number one seed in the conference prior to Embiid's departure due to injury. But there were some obvious pieces in need of changing, and some where it is clear a shift would allow the Sixers to unlock more at both ends of the floor.

One of the players on the roster that feels most replaceable is Tobias Harris. Operating as Philly's starting power forward for the last five-plus seasons, Harris has been a mostly solid producer but has had plenty of letdowns. When taking into consideration his huge five-year, $180 million contract that he just played the final season of, there is virtually no chance the Sixers opt to bring him back, and will instead allow him to chase a deal somewhere else.

Instead, they can reap the financial benefits of having Tobias off the books and can go after perhaps a higher-level player like Paul George. The Clippers' star has a player option for next season and has still not re-signed with LA. With the extra space created by the expected departure of Harris, the 76ers would love to have George as their starting four next season.