With the Washington Wizards still struggling despite the recent acquisition of Russell Westbrook, rumors have continued to swirl around the team’s top scorer, shooting guard Bradley Beal, and his future with the organization. The two-time All-Star has also been the subject of multiple hypothetical trade scenarios, including one that would allow him to join the Philadelphia 76ers and team up with their two young superstars, Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid.
As noted by NBA Analysis Network on Friday, the Sixers were recently linked to another top-tier backcourt star in James Harden of the Houston Rockets, though reports on the former MVP potentially moving to Philadelphia have died down a bit as of late. With the organization determined to hold on to Simmons and Embiid, the publication suggested that it should try trading away its more expensive veterans, much like what happened when Al Horford was sent to the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2020 offseason.
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