Report: Sixers in talks to acquire Marquis Teague from Nets


The Philadelphia 76ers are closing in on a trade for Brooklyn Nets point guard Marquis Teague, according to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. It’s unclear what the Nets will receive in return, but it doesn’t appear to be anything noteworthy, likely just cash considerations.

The Philadelphia 76ers are in talks with the Brooklyn Nets to acquire guard Marquis Teague, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

The Nets wouldn’t receive anything of significance in return for Teague, sources said.

The Chicago Bulls drafted Teague, the brother of Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague, No. 29 overall in 2012. He averaged just 8.2 minutes per game in his rookie year and was dealt to the Nets during the 2013-14 season.

This trade is about as minor as it gets, but Teague is one of the more accomplished players on the Sixers, by default. He’s an end-of-the-bench guy on a team like the Nets hoping to make the playoffs, but Philadelphia is currently just throwing whatever they can find at the wall, and Teague has a chance to earn some real minutes, especially while Michael Carter-Williams misses time with a shoulder injury.