Ehret grad traded after selected No. 10 in NBA Draft

Ehret grad traded after selected No. 10 in NBA Draft

Ehret grad traded after selected No. 10 in NBA Draft

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Posted on June 26, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Updated Thursday, Jun 26 at 8:25 PM

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers have traded Louisiana-Lafayette point guard Elfrid Payton to the Orlando Magic after selecting him with the 10th pick of the NBA draft.

Payton was Philadelphia's second pick in the top 10. They selected injured Kansas Jayhawks center Joel Embiid with the third overall pick.

Philadelphia sent Payton to Orlando for 12th pick Dario Saric and a second rounder in 2015.

The Sixers acquired the 10th pick from New Orleans in a deal made last season. They also had the Nos. 32, 39, 47, 52 and 54 overall picks.

The 6-foot-3, 190-pound guard averaged 19.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.8 assists last season. He plays the same position as NBA rookie of the year Michael Carter-Williams, necessitating the trade Thursday night.

 

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