This Rockets-Sixers trade is centered on PJ Tucker

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Why This Trade Would Benefit The Philadelphia 76ers

Ben Simmons is a guard with no outside threat and Joel Embiid is a big man in the frontcourt. It makes sense for the Philadelphia 76ers to surround these two stars with shooters. That is what they did and it is showing on the floor. The Sixers are looking like title contenders at the halfway mark.

This is something they have not been in recent years despite becoming a staple in the postseason. The emergence of Joel Embiid has taken this team to the next level. The MVP candidate is averaging 30.2 points and 11.6 rebounds per game. Tobias Harris is beginning to earn his contract while Ben Simmons continues to fill up a stat sheet.

Tucker has experience playing with superstars and knows how to play his role. This is that of a three-point shooter who knows how to get open on the perimeter. This move would bring even more depth and shooting prowess to a team looking to advance in the postseason.

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Philadelphia is desperate for success and a title in the NBA. This is the best they have looked in a long time and the front office could continue to make moves in hopes of taking that step.