Magic trade Jonathon Simmons, draft picks to 76ers for Markelle Fultz

Magic trade Jonathon Simmons, draft picks to 76ers for Markelle Fultz

"I think it is", Brown said when asked if reaching the NBA Finals is a realistic goal.

"Markelle Fultz was the No. 1 pick in the draft two years ago, and it wasn't a fluke", Weltman said, via The Athletic. It's been well-documented that Fultz has barely played while Jayson Tatum has shown the potential to be a superstar with the Celtics. "There's no question that it's a high reward", Weltman said.

The Sixers made a trade with the Boston Celtics to secure the top pick 2017 NBA Draft. "And he's got all the ingredients, not just the physical abilities, to blossom".

Fultz has been sidelined since November 19 after being diagnosed with thoracic outlet syndrome, a condition that affects the nerves between the neck and shoulder.

The Magic gave up Jonathon Simmons, as well as a first and second-round pick, which seemed like a lot for a player that can't even shoot free throws properly. "We are not going to do it fast", Weltman said. The 20-year-old has played just 33 games in almost two seasons for the 76ers, and has averaged 8.2 points and 3.7 rebounds in just 19 games this year. "Getting him through that, it's our job organizationally - from the performance directors and the coaches - to put him in a spot to succeed".

"You spend one year in college and we're paid very well for what we do, but there's so much that goes along with that, " admitted Isaac, who noted that his play has taken off of late in part because he stopped "beating up on myself so much".

"His size, his skill level, his vision, his competitiveness", Weltman said. "Those are the guys who can dominate games these days".

Though Fultz became the first teenager in National Basketball Association history to record a triple-double, doing so on the final game of the 2017-18 regular season, he's also struggled to find his shooting stroke. I felt sad for that.

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