Philadelphia 76ers sign Tobias Harris from LA Clippers in six-player deal

Posted February 07, 2019

Headed to Philadelphia with Harris are Marjanovic, 30, a 7-foot-3 behemoth now averaging 6.9 points and 4.3 rebounds in just 10.7 minutes per game, and Scott, a 30-year-old power forward averaging 4.7 points and 3.3 rebounds per game. Harris, 26, leads the Clippers in scoring at 20.9 points per game and rebounding at 7.9 boards per game. Instead, it's the Clippers that have agreed to deal one of their signature players in Tobias Harris to the Philadelphia 76ers, in exchange for multiple players and future draft picks.

We'll continue to keep you posted on further trades in the National Basketball Association as the deadline nears tomorrow afternoon.

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The 76ers added Butler in their first blockbuster trade earlier in the season.

Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott will join Harris in heading to the Sixers while Landry Shamet, Wilson Chandler, and Mike Muscala will head to LA. Those are all career-highs for the eight-year veteran who was drafted out of Tennessee by the Charlotte Bobcats in 2011 with the 19th overall pick in and traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in a draft-night deal.

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Harris is making $14.8 million this season and will become a free agent at the end of the season.

For first-year Sixers general manager Elton Brand, it is the second significant deal of the season - bringing Harris and Butler into the Sixers' lineup.

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The Sixers' four picks, in a trade first reported by ESPN, sent to the Clippers are their lottery-protected 2020 first-round pick, a 2021 first-rounder, a 2021 second-round pick and a 2023 second-round pick. The Clippers are 30-25 and have shed the salary needed to make them attractive for major free agents in the summer.