3 Most Like Zach LaVine Trade Destination Following Latest Report

With all signs pointing to the Chicago Bulls trading Zach LaVine this offseason, here's a look at the three most likely destinations for the two-time NBA All-Star.
The three most likely trade destinations for Zach LaVine.
The three most likely trade destinations for Zach LaVine. / Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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2. Philadelphia 76ers

Another team that could circle back to LaVine trade discussions is the Philadelphia 76ers. Like the Pistons, the 76ers were also allegedly interested in acquiring the experienced scorer during the regular season but failed to reach an agreement.

After trading away James Harden in November, it didn't take long for the Sixers to realize they desperately needed a third scoring option. Tyrese Maxey served as a great complement for Joel Embiid, however, the rising star was left on his own for the majority of the year as the latter missed 43 games due to injury.

With veterans like Tobias Harris, Buddy Hield, and Nic Batum hitting free agency this offseason, the 76ers will have about $55.5 million to $65 million in available cap space. While some soon-to-be free agents will be brought back, it's clear that Philadelphia has the perfect financial situation to pull off a trade with Chicago.

It's been a while since the 76ers attempted to make a play for LaVine, but it seems like their interest is still there. The Philadelphia Inquirer's Keith Pompey reported on Sunday that Philadelphia will use its cap space "to acquire a difference-maker" and that LaVine — along with the likes of Jimmy Buttler and Brandon Ingram — is at the top of the list.

The 76ers currently possess eight first-round picks between now and 2030. If you take those future assets and their cap space into account, it's easy to see why LaVine might end up in the City of Brotherly Love this summer.