Bogdanovic or Brogdon? Philadelphia Weighing Options for the Playoffs

As reported by journalist Kyle Newbeck, referring to sources from the NBA, the Seventy-Sixers really want Bogdanovic, but Atalanta has too many demands for their key player

by Sededin Dedovic
Bogdanovic or Brogdon? Philadelphia Weighing Options for the Playoffs
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After the news that LeBron James could leave the Lakers, the NBA basketball world is buzzing with new trade speculations, and this time the main actor is Bogdan Bogdanovic, currently a member of the Atlanta Hawks. According to NBA sources, the Seventy Sixers from Philadelphia are seriously interested in the services of this really valuable basketball player and have already contacted the Atlanta administration to explore the possibility of a trade.

As reported by journalist Kyle Newbeck, who refers to reliable sources, the Seventy-sixers have already established contact with Atlanta to find out what conditions they are looking for for Bogdanovic. Although Atlanta's exact demands have not been disclosed, Newbeck points out that they would be quite high, which could significantly affect any deal.

He is playing great this season and is an important factor in the Atalanta team, which is the reason for the very high demands of the Hawks. Bogdan Bogdanovic, who has a contract until the end of the 2025/26 season, with the option of an extension for another season, is currently in the center of attention of several clubs precisely because of his impressive games.

This season, he is averaging 17.1 points with three rebounds and almost three assists per game, which makes him one of Atlanta's most important players. Besides Bogdanovic, the other name mentioned in the context of a trade with Philadelphia is Malcolm Brogdon of the Portland Trail Blazers.

However, unlike Bogdanovic, Brogdon has a hefty salary of $22.5 million this season and next, making any potential trade deal more complicated. In Philadelphia, they are aware of the importance of additional reinforcements for the upcoming playoffs, but reluctantly face the demands of other teams for high draft picks or replacement players.

They are convinced that this capital could be more valuable in the future and therefore they are not ready to write it off easily. Of course, Philadelphia has a good team, but it still needs width due to the large number of minutes of key players.

If there is a trade, it could significantly change the dynamics and strength of both teams, while Philadelphia would be further strengthened in the fight for the title, and Atlanta might use this opportunity to improve its roster for the future.

It remains to be seen how these trade speculations will develop in the coming days and whether concrete agreements will be reached between these NBA teams.