How a Michael Carter-Williams trade continues to assistance Sixers

June 24, 2018 - Finding Carter



Updated: June 23, 2018 — 5:32 PM EDT

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ALEJANDRO A. ALVAREZ The Sixers are still benefitting from a Michael Carter-Williams trade, notwithstanding it being some-more than 3 years after a fact.

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He hasn’t ragged a Sixers uniform in scarcely 4 years, though somehow Michael Carter-Williams is still anticipating ways to indirectly assistance his aged team.

The Sixers finally used a collect they acquired in a three-team understanding that sent a 2014 Rookie of a Year to Milwaukee over 3 years ago, opting to take Villanova brazen Mikal Bridges during No. 10 altogether during a NBA Draft Thursday night.

But afterwards Brett Brown and association fast traded Bridges to Phoenix for Zhaire Smith, a Texas Tech guard, and an defenceless 2021 first-round collect from a Suns around a Miami Heat. So a MCW understanding continues to live.

Here’s a bit of a refresher…

*On Feb. 19, 2015, a Sixers shipped Carter-Williams to a Bucks as partial of a three-team understanding that, ironically, also concerned a Suns. The Bucks perceived Carter-Williams from a Sixers, and center/forward Miles Plumlee and safeguard Tyler Ennis from Phoenix. The Suns perceived safeguard Brandon Knight from Milwaukee, and a Sixers perceived a first-round breeze collect from Phoenix around a Los Angeles Lakers.

*The collect a Sixers acquired was No. 1-5 stable in 2015, No. 1-3 stable in 2016 and 2017, and would turn defenceless in 2018. The preference met a insurance conditions a initial dual years, and was afterwards used in a deal with a Boston Celtics final June that sent a No. 1 altogether collect to a Sixers so they could safeguard that Markelle Fultz would be streamer to Philly.

*The collect would’ve been Boston’s had it won any of a No. 2-5 slots in this year’s lottery. It didn’t, descending behind underneath a Sixers’ control, with a initial turn collect for subsequent year going to a Celtics instead.

*The Sixers used a collect Thursday night to eventually acquire a safeguard who shot 55.6 percent from a margin and 45 percent from 3 in college, and could have some-more to offer once Oct rolls around. Plus, they kept a advantages of a Carter-Williams trade in outcome for during slightest another 3 years.

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