Boston Celtics Rumor: Top Draft Choice Markelle Fultz Visiting With The Philadelphia 76er’s, Deal Full Of Picks According To Multiple Reports
The Boston Celtics rumor of trading the No.1 overall pick is going off the rails with more and more talk and speculation coming out about a potential deal with the Philadelphia 76er’s.
Adrian Wojnarowksi of the Vertical released this Woj bomb yesterday kicking up all the rumors relating to trading the pick with the initial package according to his sources revolving around Philly sending Boston the No.3 pick and future firsts to Boston for the No.1 pick.
Later speculation had the Celtics requesting much more than that with many reporting Danny Ainge might want to have the No.3 pick, future firsts, and either Joel Embid, or Ben Simmons. But on Saturday Wojnarowksi came out with a more precise package to clarify his Friday report.
According to Woj, discussions have centered on Sixers sending 2017 No. 3, 2018 Lakers pick, and possibly 2021 1st , including complicated protections. He also reported that Markelle Fultz was in Philadelphia to work out and talk to the 76er’s ahead of any deal with Boston.
A reporter covering Philly said the word out of Boston is waiting till draft night to make a trade just in case the Los Angeles Lakers mess things up and draft Josh Jackson with the Lakers reportedly not sold on Lonzo Ball.