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The surprising Sixers-Suns trade during the draft comes back to a deal made 3 years ago and shows the hilarious circular nature of the NBA

The 76ers, Suns, and Heat engaged in separate trades at the 2015 NBA trade deadline. The picks they exchanged all came full circle at the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday.
Mikal Bridges' feel-good story of starting his professional career at home was torn asunder on draft night after the 76ers traded him away minutes after selecting him — but the deal on the table was a tough one for Philadelphia to pass on.

Why the 76ers’ heartbreaking draft-day trade of a hometown player could end up being a huge win

Mikal Bridges' feel-good story of starting his professional career at home was torn asunder on draft night after the 76ers traded him away minutes after selecting him — but the deal on the table was a tough one for Philadelphia to pass on.
After playing his college ball at Villanova, Mikal Bridges was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers and set to be the feel-good story of the NBA Draft, right until the moment the Sixers traded him away.

The 76ers drafted a hometown player and it was the feel-good story of the NBA Draft — until he was traded minutes later

After playing his college ball at Villanova, Mikal Bridges was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers and set to be the feel-good story of the NBA Draft, right until the moment the Sixers traded him away.

One of the top NBA prospects tumbled in the draft over fears about an injury and lost millions

Michael Porter Jr. was once considered one of the top picks in the NBA Draft. However, fears about his back injury caused him to fall, costing him millions of dollars in the process.
Early reports claimed that NBA insiders would forgo the annual Twitter scooping that usually accompanies the draft every year, but ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski found a clever way to get around the new policy.

The foremost NBA insider found a creative way to get around new rule that he couldn’t report draft picks in advance

Early reports claimed that NBA insiders would forgo the annual Twitter scooping that usually accompanies the draft every year, but ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski found a clever way to get around the new policy.

Top NBA Draft prospect Marvin Bagley III explains why he isn’t worried about adjusting to the modern NBA

Marvin Bagley III has a classic game for a big man, but he isn't worried about adjusting to the modern NBA, saying he's simply a basketball player who can do what's asked of him.
Sacramento Kings GM Vlade Divac may hold the keys to the draft.

There only appears to be one certain pick in the NBA Draft, and it could create chaos

There's very little certainty about how the 2018 NBA Draft will play out on Thursday. The NBA world is predicting a great deal of trades as teams look to move up and down in the order.

NBA MOCK DRAFT: Here’s what the experts are predicting for all 30 first-round picks

The 2018 NBA Draft is considered a deep, talented draft, particularly for big men. To get an idea of how it may play out, we surveyed experts' mock drafts to find consensus picks for the first round.
Getting Timofey Mozgov's contract off the books is a huge salary cap win for the Nets.

The Nets’ big trade for Dwight Howard finally creates a light at the end of the tunnel

By trading Timofey Mozgov for Dwight Howard, the Brooklyn Nets have earned themselves a lot of salary cap space for the 2019-20 season, meaning the franchise may finally be ready to rebuild.