The Philadelphia 76ers had planned to go hard after All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry in free agency this offseason, but that is no longer the case, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.
After acquiring the No. 1 pick from the Boston Celtics, the Sixers plan to take Markelle Fultz, erasing their need at point guard.
Among the many questions post-trade: How does the Boston/Philly deal impact Kyle Lowry's July? The Sixers are obviously no longer an option.— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 18, 2017
Philly has $40.2 million in cap space this offseason - the second most in the entire league - and they do plan to be active in free agency. However, Lowry and other starting-caliber point guards have been taken off their board.
Lowry averaged 22.4 points, 7.0 assists and 4.8 rebounds per game for the Toronto Raptors this past season.Back to the Philadelphia 76ers Newsfeed