Philadelphia 76ers Receive: PJ Tucker
Houston Rockets Receive: Mike Scott, Terrance Ferguson, 2021 1st Round Pick
PJ Tucker is in the final year of his current deal so the return would not be too expensive from the Philadelphia 76ers. He is a player with starting experience in the postseason but would be able to come off the bench and help tie together some intriguing lineup combinations.
Tucker is shooting 31.4% from the three-point line this season and that number could go up with more open looks. He hasn’t looked as effective as he has in recent seasons, but not playing alongside an elite talent anymore could be a key contributor to that.
Terrance Ferguson and Mike Scott would be going back to Houston in the deal. The Rockets are interested in rebuilding and a first-round pick would go a long way in continuing this notion.
The Rockets should be moving some of their veteran names at the NBA trade deadline. Let’s take a look at how this scenario centered around PJ Tucker would benefit both the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers.