New mock trade has Sixers acquiring Reggie Bullock from Mavericks

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The Philadelphia 76ers have made a few additions in this offseason in order to add to the depth of the roster in the form of PJ Tucker, Danuel House Jr., and De’Anthony Melton. At the moment, the Sixers are a deeper team than the one that was ousted in Round 2 in May, but they could use more.

One option could be Dallas Mavericks 3-and-D wing, Reggie Bullock, who gave a tongue-in-cheek denial of any Sixers interest. The Sixers could use a player like him who can come in and knock down some 3-pointers while also being one of the better perimeter defenders on the team.

A mock trade performed by Bleacher Report has the Sixers bringing in Bullock in a deal.

Fake trade proposal

Mavericks receive: Matisse Thybulle, Furkan Korkmaz, and protected future first-round pick

Sixers receive: Reggie Bullock

B/R on why the Sixers do this deal

The Sixers have kept busy adding two-way wings this summer—P.J. Tucker and Danuel House Jr.—but modern teams can never have too many. Besides, Bullock wouldn’t be blocked from a prime place in the rotation if he looks anything like he has the past two seasons when he has paired reliable, versatile defense with a 38.5 three-point percentage.

Bullock’s two-way game would be the perfect replacement in Philly for specialists Thybulle (stopper) and Korkmaz (shooter). It might sting to part with a future first-rounder for a 31-year-old non-star, but Philly can take that kind of hit if it feels the trade moves it closer to championship bliss

Analyzing the deal from a Sixers standpoint

The Mavericks have been known to have interest in Thybulle so the Sixers would gladly give up Thybulle if they were to get Bullock. They won’t just trade Thybulle to dump him so if they get value in return, like Bullock, then they would move the defensive stud.

Bullock offers production on both ends of the floor while Thybulle is still a work in progress on the offensive end. The Sixers can either wait and see if he makes a leap forward on the offensive end or they can acquire a player in Bullock who fits the “win now” timeline that Philadelphia is on at the moment.

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