NBA Trade Options: 5 shooters that the Philadelphia 76ers can target this off-season

Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers
Phoenix Suns vs Philadelphia 76ers

After a disappointing end to their 2019-20 NBA campaign, the Philadelphia 76ers have reworked their front office and coaching staff, bringing in Daryl Morey as their General Manager and Doc Rivers as their head coach. With Morey aware of the Philadelphia 76ers' shooting struggles, various NBA trade options have linked the franchise with prolific shooters that may be added to team's roster this off-season.

NBA Trade Options: Five sharp-shooters the Philadelphia 76ers could add to their roster this off-season

#1 Joe Harris

Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets
Washington Wizards vs Brooklyn Nets

The Brooklyn Nets swingman Joe Harris will be a free agent this off-season and is set to receive a lot of interest from teams across the league due to his shooting skills and versatility in defense. Harris is a great shooter off the dribble and can also be a catch-and-shoot guy if the team requires him to do that.

Joe Harris could also be a scoring option for the Philadelphia 76ers if Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons have poor games. Harris shot above 40% from downtown and averaged close to 15 points for the Brooklyn Nets for the third consecutive year.

Even though the Brooklyn Nets will try to re-sign the 2019 Three-Point Contest champion, according to NBA trade rumors, Daryl Morey and the Philadelphia 76ers could find a way to make him a big offer by moving a few other pieces around.

#2 Buddy Hield

2020 NBA All-Star - Practice & Media Day
2020 NBA All-Star - Practice & Media Day

Despite coming off a season where he averaged 19 points, NBA trade rumors suggest that the shooting guard Buddy Hield could be on his way out after a rift with head coach Luke Walton. Hield's role in the team went down last season, and he was even forced to come off the bench during the regular season.

Hield is one of the best 3-point shooters in the league and has made close to 40% of his three-point attempts since his league debut.

It is an open secret that Daryl Morey values 3-point shooting a lot, and it won't be a surprise if Hield is one of his top NBA trade targets this off-season as he looks to fix a huge gap in the Philadelphia 76ers' offense.

Also read: NBA Trade Rumors: Miami Heat might have to sacrifice promising youngster Tyler Herro to land a 3rd star.

#3 Seth Curry

Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks - Game Six
Los Angeles Clippers vs Dallas Mavericks - Game Six

One of the most coveted role players in the league, Seth Curry has still found it difficult to escape from the shadow of his illustrious brother Steph.

However, it seems that Seth Curry has finally found a team that appreciates his skills. He has been a key player for an exciting Dallas Mavericks team that took the LA Clippers to six games in the first round of the 2020 NBA playoffs.

Last season, Curry shot 45% from behind the arc. That stat is surely going to enthuse Daryl Morey, as he looks to add a sharpshooter in the Philadelphia 76ers lineup.

It will be difficult for Morey to sign Curry from the Mavericks, but the right offer from the Philadelphia 76ers could certainly garner interest from the shooting guard.

#4 Kyle Korver

Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks - Game Two
Orlando Magic vs Milwaukee Bucks - Game Two

While signing a 39-year-old doesn't seem like a great idea for any team in the NBA, an exception can be made with an NBA trade for the Milwaukee Bucks' Kyle Korver.

As a role player off the bench, Korver does just one thing and does it exceptionally well: shoot 3s. The veteran is one of the best 3-point shooters in the league's history and could contribute important minutes for the Philadelphia 76ers as a sixth man.

The acquisition of Kyle Korver, who could be available on a team friendly deal, would not affect the Philadelphia 76ers' cap space too much.

#5 JJ Redick

New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers
New Orleans Pelicans vs Los Angeles Clippers

After letting him leave for the New Orleans Pelicans last season, the Philadelphia 76ers struggled in the absence of JJ Reddick in the backcourt due to spacing issues.

JJ Redick was a valuable part of the Philadelphia 76ers' offense, coming off screens to bomb threes at a healthy clip.

However, a reunion might be on the cards, as NBA trade rumors suggest tjat Redick is looking for a new destination. If that is indeed the case, it is almost certain that Daryl Morey will sign him up in a lucrative deal without batting an eyelid.

Also read: NBA Draft 2020: Atlanta Hawks looking to move their sixth overall pick, LA Lakers interview top prospect Desmond Bane.

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