Celtics talking trade with 76ers for No. 1 draft pick

By on June 17, 2017

“The Boston Celtics are engaged in talks with the Philadelphia 76ers on a trade for the No. 1 pick in next week’s NBA draft, sources said Friday.

League sources said the Sixers and Celtics are working on a trade that, in its current iteration, would send a package of Sixers draft picks to Boston — including Philadelphia’s No. 3 overall selection in Thursday’s draft — in exchange for Boston’s turn at No. 1.

Completing such a deal would put the Sixers in position to draft Washington guard Markelle Fultz and pair him in their backcourt with Ben Simmons, last year’s No. 1 overall pick who has yet to make his NBA debut due to injury.” Read more here…

Reported by Zach Lowe and Marc Stein (ESPN)

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