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76ers #1 overall pick

76ers Trade for #1 overall pick
On June 17th, 2017 it was revealed that the 76ers revealed their intent to trade for the #1 overall pick, who was owned by the Boston Celtics. It was revealed that the 76ers will trade their pick and the future picks for this #1 selection. The 2018 Lakers pick to BOS has protections on top and bottom that could keep it in Philly, and if so, then 2019 Kings' pick goes to Boston. With this #1 pick, the 76ers plan to pick Washington Point Guard Markelle Fultz. Markelle Fultz had averaged 23.2 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.9 assist last year and he has to impress coaching staffs in the NBA. What does this trade mean for the future of each team? 76ers This trade is clearly a move for the team to make a run for the playoffs this year. With Ben simmons coming back from injury and Joel Embiid having a breakout first year, the team thinks they are finally ready for the playoffs. This pick fills the gap they have right now, which is a poor point guard. With Markell…