NBA trade news: Tobias Harris moved from Clippers to 76ers in a blockbuster trade

With landing Tobias Harris, the Philadelphia 76ers created as good of a starting 5 as there is in the Eastern Conference.

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The trade details

In this trade, Philadelphia 76ers got Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic and Mike Scott. The Clippers got Landry Shamet, Wilson Chandler, Mike Muscala, 2020 1st-round pick (LAC), 2021 1st-round pick (MIA), and two future 2nd-round picks.

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The new big four in Philadelphia

The four consists of Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons, Jimmy Buttler, and now Tobias Harris. Harris is having his best season yet averaging 20.9 points and 7.9 rebounds per game and Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are All-Stars this year.

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Why did the Clippers trade Harris

It looks like their main goal here is to secure the future team with the four picks they got from the trade. Although they are still a competitive team, in the Western Conference, their chances of getting to the playoffs without Harris are slim.

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