Report: 76ers reach out to Cavaliers about trading for No. 1 pick

Thursday June 12th, 2014

 Andrew Wiggins,  Joel Embiid(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Kansas teammates Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid are potential lottery picks in the draft. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

The Philadelphia 76ers have approached the Cleveland Cavaliers about a potential trade for the No. 1 pick, and are reportedly targeting former Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins, according to's Chad Ford.

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The Sixers actually have engaged the Cavs about moving to No. 1. They aren't willing to give up both the Nos. 3 and 10 picks, but a combination of No. 3 and Thaddeus Young is a possibility.

Wiggins averaged 17.1 points and 5.9 rebounds in his freshman season at Kansas. Young was the 76ers' leading scorer last season, averaging 17.6 points, to go with 6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.

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