Sixers attempt to land Eric Gordon via 3-team trade

The Philadelphia 76ers aim to bolster their roster and want to acquire veteran guard Eric Gordon via a 3-team trade. To land Gordon, the Sixers will need to get a third team to participate, which could be the Portland Trail Blazers.

Philadelphia is willing to send guard/forward Matisse Thybulle to the Blazers in order to get Eric Gordon from the Houston Rockets.

Philadelphia GM Daryl Morey is a big fan of the 33-year-old guard as they both were members of the Rockets team that was fighting for the title under James Harden.

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Aside from Gordon, the Sixers have been linked to PJ Tucker and expect Harden to pick up his player option ($47.4M) and sign an extension.

For its part, Houston still is in a rebuild mode and seeks to trade both Eric Gordon and star guard John Wall. Gordon averaged 13.4 points, 2.7 assists, and two rebounds last season, on 47.5% from the field and 41.2% from beyond the arc.

Last but not least, the Blazers want to become playoff contenders with Damian Lillard back healthy and bolstered their roster by trading for all-around forward Jerami Grant.

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