Rumor: 76ers and Raptors Have Discussed Blockbuster Deal

According to Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer Toronto Raptors point-guard Kyle Lowry has made it known he prefers to play in Philadelphia for the 76ers if the Raptors are moving on from his services.

There's belief the two teams may be able to get something done but there's also a solid number of skeptics out there that the Raptors aren't going to throw in the towel on this season. The 34-year-old Lowry is a native of Philadelphia and he's an upcoming free-agent. 

There's been a ton of speculation he would like to finish his career in Philly which is why there's been so much talk surrounding this exact move. It's also worth noting 76ers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey traded Lowry to the Raptors from the Houston Rockets in 2012.

The trade would likely see veteran Danny Green and his $15 plus million moved back to Toronto along with Tyrese Maxey, Mike Scott and Terrance Ferguson. The 76ers would also need to send at least one first-round pick in the deal.

Interesting times for Raptors management as their team is starting to turn it around and are climbing up the eastern conference standings. Meanwhile the team needs to focus on it's future and there's certainly a chance they move on from Kyle Lowry being a part of it.

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