76ers Trade Ilyasova to Hawks for Splitter, Second Round Pick, and Second Round Pick Swap

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The Philadelphia 76ers have traded power forward Ersan Ilyasova to the Atlanta Hawks in exchange for center Tiago Splitter, a 2017 second round NBA Draft pick, and a 2017 second round NBA Draft pick swap.

Ilyasova, 29, has been in the NBA for 9 seasons and has played for 5 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 74 games and averaged 25.4 minutes per game, 10.4 points per game, 5.4 rebounds per game, 0.9 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, and 0.7 steals per game. He shot 42.4% from the field, 37.1% from 3-point range, and 72.1% from the free throw line.

This season, Ilyasova has played in 56 games and averaged 26.9 minutes per game, 14.3 points per game, 5.9 rebounds per game, 1.7 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals per game. He is shooting 43.8% from the field, 35.5% from 3-point range, and 76.8% from the free throw line.

Over his 9-year NBA career, Ilyasova has played in 583 games and averaged 24.4 minutes per game, 11.0 points per game, 6.0 rebounds per game, 1.1 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, and 0.7 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 44.3% from the field, 36.7% from 3-point range, and 76.8% from the free throw line.

Splitter, 32, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons and has played for 2 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 36 games and averaged 16.1 minutes per game, 5.6 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per game, 0.3 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals per game. He shot 52.3% from the field, 0.0% from 3-point range, and 81.3% from the free throw line.

This season, Splitter has not seen any action on the court for the Hawks.

Over his 6-year NBA career, Splitter has played in 347 games and averaged 19.4 minutes per game, 8.0 points per game, 5.1 rebounds per game, 1.2 assists per game, 0.6 blocks per game, and 0.6 steals per game. His career shooting percentages are 55.7% from the field, 0.0% from 3-point range, and 69.6% from the free throw line.

 

-Asher Fair

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