BREAKING: Boston Celtics Have Agreed To Trade #1 Overall Pick To The 76ers; Will Take Markelle Fultz
What has been talked about for the last week is finally going to happen come Monday, according to David Aldridge.
The 2017 NBA Draft is rapidly approaching (scheduled for June 22) and the Celtics just shook things up by agreeing to trade the #1 overall draft pick to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers are expected to take Markelle Fultz.
Trade between Philly and Boston will be finalized on Monday, per source. Sides have agreed. Sixers will get first pick and take Fultz.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) June 18, 2017
Sixers needed Fultz workout/meeting to complete deal w/ Celtics and, as expected, sides have deal for No. 1 pick. Trade call planned Monday.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) June 18, 2017
Boston will receive the #3 pick, the Lakers’ 2018 first round pick, and a future pick.