Sixers Complete Trade With Utah
PHILADELPHIA, PA – AUGUST 26, 2016 – The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that the team has acquired center Tibor Pleiss ("TEE-bore Plice"), two 2017 second-round draft picks and cash considerations from the Utah Jazz in exchange for Kendall Marshall.
The Sixers will receive the most and least favorable of the four 2017 second-round picks currently held by Utah (their own, in addition to those of Detroit, Golden State and New York).
Pleiss (7'3", 256lbs) was originally selected with the 31st overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Brooklyn Nets and acquired by the Jazz as part of a three-team trade in February, 2015. He has appeared in 12 career games with Utah, averaging two points and one rebound in seven minutes per game.
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