Sixers trade 39th pick in National Basketball Association draft to Lakers

Sixers trade 39th pick in National Basketball Association draft to Lakers

After seeing how overmatched they were in the semifinals of the playoffs against the Boston Celtics, it was clear that Philadelphia is in desperate need of adding another star to play alongside Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid.

The 6-foot-8 Ukraine native averaged 14.6 points per game in his senior season at KU.

Pelinka, team president Magic Johnson, and head coach Luke Walton, all of whom assumed their current roles with the franchise within the past two years, have a vision for the franchise.

The Lakers will get the No. 39 overall pick in this year's draft, and send their 2019 second-round pick and cash to the Sixers. "When you build a team, you have to have pillars that you build on". The chances of this happening may seem like a long shot at the moment, but when seeing how great the Sixers have been over the years at making big trades, Leonard coming to the City of Brotherly Love doesn't seem that insane after all. Knocks on his defense and wingspan put him in the second round, but the Lakers were impressed by his skill in their private workout.

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"I am a big Kobe fan", Wagner said when asked who he considers to be the greatest Laker in the storied franchise history.

As is usually the case, undrafted players tend to agree to Summer League contracts with certain teams immediately after the draft. "They focus a lot on playing fast, and that's something I'm really excited to do".

He led MI to the National Championship game and scored 24 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in a Final Four win over Loyola. "I am going to love it and leave it all out there [for the Lakers]".

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