The Sixers finally know what the future holds. Well, partially at least.
After completing a trade for the No. 1 overall pick — which will be Markelle Fultz — the team now has a core of young players it hopes will be the bedrock of an eventual title contender. Fultz will join Joel Embiid, Dario Saric and Ben Simmons as pieces in the Wells Fargo Center for perhaps the next decade.
But there are still big holes to fill and nearly $24 million in salary cap space to explore. Does the eventual acquisiton of Fultz mean the team will become aggressive free agent suitors?
“It’s certainly something that I think affects our situation,” Sixers GM Bryan Colangelo said Monday. “We feel like we have a core of young players in place that will become stronger once the decision is made on Thursday night when the draft selection is made. One thing we are going to continue to address, and we did it…